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What to Visit at Montepulciano

Montepulciano, famous for the wine to which it gives its name, stands on a hill 600 meters above sea level: from this height it is easy to get lost with your gaze among the green Tuscan hills, olive groves and vineyards and cypress trees that pleasantly mark the whole landscape. From the Tower of th...
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The 10 Commandments of Nouvelle Cuisine

Published by Henri Gault and Christian Millau in 1973, these commandments were intended to define a course of action for chefs who wanted to adhere to modern kitchen values in the 1970s.    1. "Thou shalt not overcook."    2. "You will use fresh, quality products." ...
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Fiorentina steak and the techniques for cooking it

The steak "alla fiorentina", or simply Florentine steak, is an iconic Tuscan second course, known throughout Italy and beyond. Its T shape, the inevitable bone and the important thickness have decreed its success and glory. It is an institution, the yardstick for those who enjoy barbecue.It is not j...
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The secrets for a good homemade bread

Preparation: direct and indirect methodThere are two main types of preparations:    - the direct method (which is the fastest) and consists of kneading all the ingredients in a single step    - The indirect method, which involves two phases, that of the chariot (or yeas...
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