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What we cook at Christmas?

Lots of ideas and tips for your starter 100% Tan

Cities are lit, the decorations fill the houses and all families are referred to by one simple question: "what do we cook at Christmas?"

Don't panic, It's Tuscany comes to your rescue with lots of ideas and tips for your holidays.

You know, the first and the second course, for better or worse, the menu is always the same, reflection of culinary traditions that each family brings with it.


So why not pick any number of appetizers?


Here are a few ideas 100% Tuscan Christmas!


In a self-respecting Tuscan appetizer can not miss the cold cuts.


We offer a selection of products from the best historical Tuscan butchers:

  • Macelleria Marianelli, in Montopoli in Val d'arno, Pisa. A historic Butchery that keeps alive the passion for crafting handmade meat;
  • Tutto Toscano Salumi, in San Miniato Basso, in the province of Pisa, which specializes in the production of high quality sausages;
  •  Macelleria Quaglierini, in business for over 100 years in Cecina, it offers a wide selection of fresh meats and foods;
  • Ditta Mosca Francesco, from 1975 leaders of good Tuscan porchetta in Montespertoli.


The Salumificio Anzuini specialises in the production of handcrafted Tuscan salami and is part of the traditional and typical Historic Florentine Exercises.

Salumificio Anzuini
finocchiona IGP
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Macelleria Bindi, to Arcidosso, meat works exclusively from certified farms property, and of the highest quality.

Macelleria Bindi
Prosciutto stagionato di cinta con osso
 vedi e acquista


Among the ever green Tuscan appetizer there are cheeses to accompany with excellent jams.


The Azienda bioagrituristica I Taufi, immersed in the green of the Pistoia mountains, produces a unique flavor cheeses every day, like what it once was.


Armando in Porto Azzurro prepares excellent jams, great for Christmas that of "Emperor", a perfect mix of fruit and spices.


Armando in Porto Azzurro
confettura dell'Imperatore
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Le Bontà di Paola and Sidonia is located in Pontassieve from 1942, offers the "violent" Jam made from lemon, ginger and red rose petals.

Paola e Sidonia
Confettura Violenta
 vedi e acquista


Number One promotes the gastronomic specialties of Tuscany. Its headquarters are in Livorno. Delicious and try the Strawberry Jam and Mint.


Number One
Confettura di fragola e menta
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