Mugello, Flavours that Warm the Heart

In autumn and winter we cannot fail to mention the black cabbage. It has been cultivated in these lands since Roman times and is so linked to the region that it is also called Tuscan cabbage. Among the many uses that can be made of it. in Mugello, ‘farinata with alloys’ is typical, a soup of beans, black cabbage, bacon (when the farmers had it) and corn flour. A real heart-warming food that farmers needed to get all the necessary nutrients and to keep warm during the cold winter.

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Physioterapists and Osteopates since 2022

We do not like to think with “a cycle of 10 sessions of …”, because each person is different from the others, and what can do well for one person may not necessarily be done for another. We must always identify which is the right strategy, but fortunately we have many weapons at our disposal, including instrumental therapies and manual therapy techniques. As I said, through training, we all try to acquire a comprehensive and complete treatment method, in order to be able to address all the problems, but we have some specialized figures within our staff in specific areas.

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The Forno Conti and the tradition of artisan bread

Spending a lifetime between water and flour makes you young. One can only think this when meeting Giuliano Conti, who is over eighty but looks at least 20 younger. He is the founder of the historic bakery in San Piero a Sieve where he continues to come every day to supervise the work of his son Francesco, his daughter Cristina, his son-in-law Luca and his niece Irene.

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Energy from the earth

Tuscan geothermal energy combines past, present and future in a story of innovation and sustainability that demonstrates how industrial activity can integrate into its region, helping not only its energy supply and economic development, but also tourism and culture in a green economy model that combines the growth of production with care for the environment. Geothermal Tuscany, with its beautiful landscape to which modern industrial plants can be added in, is a speciality of Enel Green Power’s business, but also of the regional and local authorities, who, in a spirit of dialogue and collaboration have shown how much can be done within a perspective of truly sustainable development.

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Crazy about leaves: The Amiata in Autumn

The autumn foliage here is among the most beautiful and instagrammable (sic) in Italy on trees growing atop this dormant volcano. In the autumn months the deciduous trees are tinged with yellow, orange and red and before their leaves fall to the ground they manage to offer visitors who are lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time some truly breathtaking shades.

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From “La Foresta” to the States

Whoa contains eleven songs of rare intensity, capable of astonishing originality and freshness: folk, melodies, electronic incursions, soul and even hip-hop coexist in symbiosis referring to an improbable urban nature: «I move from the hill in Tuscany to New York , between skyscrapers, green meadows and the Rio Buti where there is a beautiful waterfall, my imagination is this and it consists in transforming visual emotions into music: a synesthesia of notes and colours». Speaking of nature: «The ideal condition for listening to the CD – she says – is lying down in a meadow with headphones on and observing the clouds».

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The paradise of long-leavened pizza

But now for the pizzas: “the most popular are the Foxy (white pizza with mozzarella, potatoes, bacon and pecorino), the Cremosa (white pizza, mozzarella, Philadelphia cream cheese, raw prosciutto, rocket and parmesan), the Rotolino (a folded pizza, stuffed and seasoned ) and the Adriano Ciaccino; all in addition to the more classic choices (Margherita, 4 Stagioni, Capricciosa…)”.

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Some Italian stereotypes: why they are misunderstood!

Italians are frequently connected with unethical commercial practices, whether it’s due to the mafia or another form of criminal behavior, this reputation has been tough to overcome. The truth is that Italy is a country founded on the ideas of family and friendships, which can be traced back for thousands of years; many people still follow these customs in modern-day Italy, which may explain why they have such a strong attachment to their culture and way of life.

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