In Tuscany we pay special attention to traditional food, family cooking and eating well. Traditional recipes are tied to local products and genuine ingredients. The typical Tuscan cuisine offers an array of famous dishes (some of which have their roots in the art cities and their noble families), others are a legacy of our grandmothers, the undisputed chefs and queens of the kitchen.
Moving around Tuscany you will notice that every city or area has its own typical food. In Florence you don’t want to miss the Lampredotto, while in Siena Ricciarelli and Panforte are a must-try; Prato is home to cantuccini, the classic biscuits of the Tuscan culinary tradition which usually accompany Vin Santo at the end of a meal, and in Maremma you can try tortelli di patate (egg pasta with potato filling), wild boar stew and much more. You are really spoilt with choice!
Wine is obviously another good reason to venture into these territories, and a way to fully appreciate them. The wine making tradition has become a symbol of worldwide prestige, turning Tuscany into a great destination for a delicious food tour featuring the finest wines. Have fun learning the difference between Chianti Classico and Riserva, take a sip of Brunello di Montalcino, and if you are planning a day trip to Siena or San Gimignano, try some Vernaccia in one of the typical taverns of Tuscan villages, enjoying the slow and genuine lifestyle of these lands. Spend a relaxing day visiting the most beautiful wineries, preparing and tasting local dishes accompanied with excellent wines. Sneak into the kitchen and enjoy the warmth and flavours of the Tuscan countryside. Put yourself in the hands of professionals who are passionate about their land and have this tradition running through their veins!
To accompany you in the discovery of this territory rich in flavours and traditions, Book Tuscany Experiences has selected and arranged the best food and wine tours, cooking classes and tastings. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience. Choose from our array of itineraries the one that best suits your taste.