Monthly Archives: October 2014

A food day in Siena

Yesterday we went on a “Taste of Siena” walk and class offered by The Tuscan Wine School. It was great fun. We walked to some great shops tasting Pecorino cheese, various cured sausages, fantastic coffee, pastries, olive oil, chocolate and, … Continue reading

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Siena’s biggies

After breakfast on il terrazzo at our hotel (with the aforementioned view) we headed for Il Campo and the 300 plus steps of the Torre del Mangia (tower of food). The immense medieval tower is so called because the keeper … Continue reading

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Sad to say goodbye

After a low key “day off” from our vacation yesterday, we had another epic meal, this time at A Cantina de Mananan in Corniglia. All I can say is I ate an octopus and like it, no, I loved it. … Continue reading

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