“I cinque grani” (the five grains)

a little California corner in Livorno
Having a little handmade blog means also to be curious about your own place. So today I have discovered a new place in town called “I Cinque Grani”, a little piece of California in Livorno downtown, and exactly in Via Cairoli. Piero, an engineer from Livorno, decided to come back to his hometown with his […]

Captured in the nets!

Captured in the nets?#mycity #livorno #leghorn #toscana #tuscany #fishmarket #mercatodelpesce #reti #nets #pesca #fishing #dailylife #vitaquotidiana #porto #harbour #igersitalia #igerstoscana #igerslivorno #whatitalyis Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 9 Ott 2017 alle ore 02:12 PDT For some of the people arriving in Livorno, the very first thing that they see is […]

zucca time!

Zucca world?#zucca #pumpkin #food #cibo #fall #autumn #foodporn #igersfood #foodlover #life #vita Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 18 Set 2017 alle ore 04:39 PDT Zucca everywhere! Autumn and its warm colours and seeing them in a food market is like a confort zone area for the soul. Pumpkin is one […]

a bowl full of frati!

A bowl full of “frati”?when you visit livorno just taste this very yummy fried doughnut at Antica Friggitoria! #livorno #leghorn #frati #food #cibo #foodporn #frieddough #igersitalia #igerslivorno #igerstoscana #whatitalyis #anticafriggitoria #piazzacavallotti Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 6 Ott 2017 alle ore 05:02 PDT Autumn has just begun and one of […]

Pomegranate!

Pomegranate time? #pomegranate #melograno #fruit #frutto #toscana #marinadibibbona #food #foodporn #autunno #fall #autumn #passion #passione #life #vita #igersfoodie #igersfood #foodie #igersitalia #igerslivorno #igerstoscana #whatitalyis Un post condiviso da The Tuscan Sunflower (@the_tuscan_sunflower) in data: 2 Ott 2017 alle ore 11:45 PDT It’s autumn time and if yu go to any Tuscan food market you can […]

A new happy ending to little red riding hood !

A new happy ending to little red riding hood? in order to thank the young volunteers that helped livorno during the September flood, two murales were created; one of them is representing “the little red riding hood” feeding the wolves, thanks “bimbi motosi” (the mud kids)! #livorno #leghorn #flood #bimbimotosi #thankyou #grazie #thelittleredridinghood #cappuccettorosso #cesvot […]

a room with a view

One doesn’t come to Italy for niceness, one comes for life. Buon giorno! Buon giorno! Florence has always been a natural book, novel, movie or tv series set. One of my first movie meemories is James Ivory’s  movie”A Room with a View”, adapted form E.M. Foster novel. The young English Lucy Honeychurch’s trip to Italy […]

magnolia

Good evening! Looking back at my previous blog I created many years ago about the passion that later would enable me to become a tour guide, I found the video of this Tuscan band called “Negrita” called “Magnolia”, a very popular summer hit in 2003, taken from theis CD “Ehi Negrita!”.  I love this group, […]

the very first post! cappuccino with sfoglia alla ricotta ;-)

The very first post isn’t an easy thing: do I have to be serious, entertaining or what else? Being my blog about Tuscany is in my personal own way of living and seeing my region…. and being today also my birthday I start my blog with something that I really love: the Italian breakfast! Always […]