Tuscany is famous for its incredible cucina povera – simple, hearty, flavourful dishes perfect for this time of year.
Tonight we will enjoy some classic dishes like bistecca alla fiorentina (Florentine steak) and Panzanella salad, and some lesser know ones like gnudi and calamari in zimino.
Cremini mushroom carpaccio with arugula and shaved pecorino
Cannellini beans with rosemary and olive oil
Culatello e fichi
Panzanella salad with grilled bread
Calamari in Zimino (Calamari with swiss chard and tomatoes)
Risotto ai Carciofi (artichokes risotto)
Gnudi (ricotta and spinach dumpling) with butter, parmigiano, fried sage
Bistecca alla Fiorentina (Florentine steak)
Verdura grigliata (grilled zucchini, asparagus, and peppers)
Tiramisù e cantucci
Bring your own wine to enjoy with the meal. There are many great ones from this region!