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  • A glass of Tuscan wine and typical cheeses In Monterchi

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    The flavors of the land

    The character of this area between Tuscany and Umbria, being a border land, is well represented by its cuisine in which flavours mix. Its traditional dishes are based on typical local products and the wisdom of its farmers, who were used to creating tasty meals from what was available. The woods offer wild asparagus, chestnuts […]

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  • Olives in Umbria

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    Extra-virgin Olive Oil

    Every Umbrian has had at least one discussion about olive oil when October comes. It’s a very serious, unavoidable matter because decisions made about olive oil will affect what you eat for the entire year. Umbrians fall into three distinct categories: those who have olive trees and make their own olive oil, those who have friends […]

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