Tuscany Recipes 2 results

Castagnaccio Recipe | Best Italian Chestnut Flour Cake

Castagnaccio recipe, a typical Tuscan dessert made with chestnut flour and enriched with raisins, pine nuts, walnuts and rosemary. Only extra virgin olive oil and a little water; no eggs, no butter and no yeast. Castagnaccio is not one of those soft and airy breakfast cakes, but this chestnut flour cake is moist and compact and unleavened. If you love chestnuts and dried fruit, you will love Castagnaccio for its delicate and naturally sweet taste. Yes, because the original Tuscan recipe does ...

Pappa al Pomodoro Recipe | Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup

Pappa al Pomodoro is one of the most traditional and ancient Tuscan soup. Pappa al Pomodoro is a simple and tasty recipe. Do you like Pappa al Pomodoro? Then you need few simple ingredients: tomato passata, stale bread and extra virgin olive oil, but their quality must be excellent! In Tuscany, the tomatoes used to make tomato passata for this recipe are called Pisanelli or Costoluti, but san Marzano tomatoes are also good. The traditional Pappa al Pomodoro requires Tuscan unsalted bread, ...