An Authentic Tuscan Cena (Dinner) prepared by the Tuscan Chef “Marta”

The crickets had been singing a boisterous melody throughout the day, their chorus was in response to the increasingly hot temperatures. As the evening approached they seemed to soothe themselves by performing a more enchanting song; as if setting the stage for a much-anticipated Cena (dinner) at our neighbors Penny and James. The neighbors Casale … Continue reading An Authentic Tuscan Cena (Dinner) prepared by the Tuscan Chef “Marta”

A Summer’s Return to Tuscany

We arrived in Tuscany, just as the vibrant red poppies began to blanket the fields outside Pianella.  It was as though Jackson Pollack, the famous American abstract artist had taken his brushes and gently flicked paint on the Tuscan fields; brilliant red for the Poppies, vibrant yellow for the Ginestra, just a bit of purple … Continue reading A Summer’s Return to Tuscany