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Tuscan Food, Florence (Italy)

Tuscany is the region in Italy that provides exceptional cuisine. Tuscany is popular for the local produce and the meat. It is also popular for the seasonal foods and simplicity. The Tuscan food is as per the Italian idea of poor cooking. The concept start with the idea of making simple meals which are inexpensive and which can be easily prepared in large quantity. Tuscan food does not have any complicated seasonings or the elaborate creations as they are not required. Tuscan food is made with very fresh and fine quality ingredients that can bring the natural flavors in every dish irrespective of it being simple or not. Here are the dishes one should try in Tuscan cuisine.

Panzanella

Throwing stake bread away is a sin in Tuscan. The bread leftovers are used for making summer bread salad with veggies like onion, cucumbers, and tomatoes and seasoned with vinegar and olive oil. Tuna and capers are required in a richer version of Panzanella.

Ribolita

This is another dish that makes use of left over breads. It is a dish with bean and kale soul which is served with the toasted bread. On the second day this soup gets cooked again in pan with some olive this giving it the name ribolita that means boiled twice.

Torta di ceci

It is a street food of Lovirno. Torta di celli is thin savory cake which is crispy outside and softer inside. It is made using chickpea flour. It is a vegan and gluten free dish. Torta can be consumed after sprinkling black pepper on it.

Acquacotta

Acquacotta is a vegetable soup that is enriched using packed egg. This dish can be added with pecorino grating for some additional taste. It is an amazing soup that is made with very less and inexpensive veggies.

Pappa al Pomodoro

Pappa is the baby food in Italy. It is something very soft and easier to eat. Pappa al Pomodoro is the bread tomato soup. It is the dish that varies from one two to another but always contain the major three ingredients, which are Tuscan olive oil, juicy tomatoes and stale bread. It is a very delicious Tuscan food one should try.

Castagnaccio

It is a unique kind of chestnut cake which is made with chestnut flour and water. It is the dessert that has its origin from mountains of Tuscany where there are so many chestnut trees. The sweetness of the dish is from the flour, pine nuts and Sultanas. Cake is poured with olive oil and some rosemary too sprinkled on it.

Potato tortelli

This is the dish which is very delicious buts simple and is served with the game meat sauce and was one that used to be served at the hunting area of Medici.

The different Tuscan food varieties are indeed worth a try if one is visiting Florence, for the incredible flavors it offers with simple ingredients.

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    What are the famous Tuscan foods to not miss?

    Antipasto and rice dishes are the best dishes to have in Florence.

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    Vegetarian dishes are also available but you will need to be very clear about which vegetables you want in your food.

    Can I take home Tuscan food ingredients?

    Yes, you can, but make sure to find out which items cannot be exported from Italy.

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