Bed & Breakfast Le Caselle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we drove a short distance to Lucignano, a small old walled town. As usual navigation was easy until we got close to the walls and the satellites disappeared. Dauntless we pressed on and found ourselves driving into the ever narrowing streets of the old town. I found a car park, but with. My limited Italian and some help from a local realized that parking intra Mura is for residents only and tourists must ...
... while I had a pasta that's new to me, called pici - a sort of thick spaghetti (but not bucatini). It was served with a tomato, garlic and pecorino cheese sauce that was absolutely perfect for 'scarpetta'! Scarpetta is our very favourite Italian word we've learned so far and it always impresses servers and locals when we say it! Technically, it means 'shoe', but in slang, it actually means to scoop up your leftover sauce with bread! Yummmmmmmm!!! We regularly ...
... it). There is a system to determine which 10 will participate involving rotation & "luck." While The Palio itself is technically just one race, there are events spread over 4 days getting ready for the main event. The Palio actually occurs twice each year, July 2 & August 16. If you've seen Quantam of Solace, then you've seen bits of The Palio. Everything starts with the picking of the 10 participating horses. About 30 horses are brought in (cannot be full breed) ...
... to plan "B" and each had a plate of homemade pasta with meat sauce at another nearby restaurant. It was just the thing. :)
After we had paid our bill, we continued on to get some dessert. Going into a gelatoria that looked good, I had them start scooping up a few fruit favors. Before I asked for the berry, however, I asked if it had milk in it (because it looked more creamy than the other places we had seen). "Yes." (Said with ...
... Palazza Pubblico in front of the famous tower of Siena. The horse can even lose it's rider and still win the race! The rivalries are fierce and the people take it very seriously. We had a very nice, but late, lunch; salad, gnocchi with spinach and a creme sauce and a dessert of double cream (or ricotta?) topped with currants in a sauce. Fernando bought us the traditional cookies of Siena, Ricciarelli, an almond-shortbread type cookie covered in powdered sugar, which ...