Tuscan Characters

Tuscan Culinary Artist and Farmer: Giancarlo Toso

Many Italian men that I know were schooled in their mama’s kitchen. Personally I bow down to any man that knows how to make a mean marinara sauce! One such culinary genius is Giancarlo Toso. Giancarlo (GC) is il contadino … Read more

04/23/2011 04:18 am | Share | No Comments

Not just another Tuscan Tour Operator– Heather of the Garfagnana: Anthropologist of Aesthetics

This is a new section of my blog in which I highlight the many characters of Tuscany that I have had the great pleasure to befriend. I have drunk grappa and played gin rummy with a farmer, assisted wine makers with the bottling of Brunello, learned about the healing properties of honey from a beekeeper, enjoyed stories of a punk rocker
03/13/2011 02:32 am | Share | No Comments