Castello di Cabbiavoli
Travel Blogs from Castelfiorentino
... and a Sage Leaf
Homemade Tortellini Pasta; Stuffed with Riccotta and Parmasian cheese and Spinach,
Fantasic Meat Sauce
Our Cooking Lesson lasted for about 4 hours with cooking the entire time. We learned new cooking technics and I wrote down the recipes as we went along. I can't wait to get home so I can make it all ...
... little Franciscan church and monastery. Both Franciscans and Dominicans do missionary work, but the Franciscans here in Fiesole have gathered the souvenirs drawn from centuries of international missionary work into a museum. So I had the surprising experience of wandering through a small Italian village and happening upon bronze Buddhas, Chinese art, and oddest of all, an Egyptian mummy.
I left town again on Friday, but more about that later.
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... It is so creamy and glossy, how on earth do they get that texture? But did you know it is actually possible to get sick of gelato? We had it every day, but on our last day I just couldn’t do it – with the lattes as well, I felt like I had a massive gut full to the brim with milk. I just couldn’t fit in another ice-cream. I was extremely disappointed with myself.
So that leaves Gucci. So did you know that the original Gucci store is the ...
... history everywhere. After the tour we were starving so headed off to a restaurant recommended by our manager. A lot of people were trying the famous Florentine steak but I ended up getting a pesto gnocchi yum! After lunch we wandered through the Christmas markets and had a look at a few designer stores; Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana ...
... to also stop in Bologna as well before meeting us in Tuscany. With the top down, the wind in our hair and the sun shining down on us, we breezed through Lake Como with Irene Cara’s 'What a feeling!’ singing in our heads. :-p
The drive took more than 5 hours … with Markus and Jana swapping driving duties twice. Passing through the rolling hills that is the signature view of the Tuscan hills, we reached Castello Oliveto ...