Category Archives: Food

The new Bagni Bistro

I have some very exciting news – in a couple of weeks’ time – exact date yet to be confirmed – we will see a new ‘eatery’ opening up in the very heart of Bagni. I have often looked at … Continue reading

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Celebrating Italian food

I just read a really interesting article on Lonely Planet’s website which got me thinking a little about how the Italian’s view their fabulous food. The range is extensive, the tastes and textures varying from region to region, so much … Continue reading

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In honor of spelt

 Whilst seemingly everywhere else in Europe the focus is on a frenzy of Christmas shopping, you will find it quietly refreshing to know that here in Lucca right now they are celebrating the humble spelt. Bit surprising, I hear you … Continue reading

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Chestnut soup and La Boheme

 It is obviously a cultural month in our neck of the woods – having enjoyed a wonderful evening of Opera at the Bagni di Lucca Theatre last week I am now torn between sampling what is being described as the … Continue reading

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Porcini season

Just as we start thinking, rather wistfully, that Summer is almost over there is a sudden onslaught of activity in the hills and forests. It seems as though every small mountain village has been stretched to bursting with Summer visitors, … Continue reading

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