Typical Tuscan recipes

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Pici with garlic

Ingredients for 4 people: 400 g of pici 4 large cloves of garlic 4 ripe tomatoes 1 red pepper Olive oil and salt Preparation: Place the pici to cook in boiling water. Mash the garlic cloves and fry them in olive oil over low heat to prevent the garlic burn and spoil the sauce making [...]

Soup of beans and beet

Ingr. X 6 pers.: 500 gr. of dried cannellini beans 1 kg of beetroot 1 stalk of celery 1 carrot 1 onion tomato concentrate enough Tuscan bread olive oil Salt and pepper Soup beans and chard Preparation: Put the beans to soak overnight, drain them and put them in a pot of salted water and [...]

Wild boar with porcini

Ingr. X 4 pers.: Boar pulp 800 gr. 3 cloves garlic 1 sprig rosemary Dried porcini mushrooms Brandy 1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup Broth (or water) 4 tablespoons 2 tablespoons white wine Salt and pepper Preparation: Cut the wild boar meat in small pieces as for stew and boil in a pot [...]

Focaccia with grapes

Thanks Mom Ingr. X 8 pers.: 1 Kg Black grapes for wine 350 gr. flour 20 gr. of yeast 1 glass of water 8 tablespoons of sugar Extra virgin olive oil salt Preparation: In a glass of warm water to dissolve the yeast. Prepare the work surface and knead the flour with water from the [...]