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Peposo-di-Impruneta
The Impruneta’s Peposo

It’s a typical dish from Impruneta, town of the Florentian hills, famous for the “Impruneta’s dirt” (a clay containing sand, calcium carbonate and iron oxide, that confers to the earthenware the typical reddish colors), from which…

Zuppa-lombarda
The Lombard’s Soup

In truth the people from Lombardy do not even know what it is, because the real name should be: “The soup for the Lombards”. The story and the birth of this soup happens in Florence during the years of the construction of the…

ristorante-il-merlo-il-bordatino
The Bordatino

It is composed of a dense gruel that was prepared, often, in fish stock, rarely in meat stock. With the arrival of corn, from the grey flour of buckwheat they moved to the yellow flour and with the arrival of the beans, they started using…