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Trattoria Ponterotto, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Ribollita, the Tuscan cabbage soup thickened with bread

Ribollita, the Tuscan cabbage soup thickened with bread

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Mangiando Mangiando, Greve in Chianti, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Salads in Tuscany tend to be served as contorni - side dishes.  This composed salad served as a first course - the anchovies closed the deal for us.

Salads in Tuscany tend to be served as contorni – side dishes. This composed salad served as a first course – the anchovies closed the deal for us.

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Mamma Rosa Trattoria, San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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Like bruschetta, sliced cured meats are a constant on traditional Tuscan menus.  The white stuff is lardo: cured pork fat.  Tuscan prosciutto tends to be drier and saltier than silky prosciutto from Parma, but it is no less delicious.

Like bruschetta, sliced cured meats are a constant on traditional Tuscan menus. The white stuff is lardo: cured pork fat. Tuscan prosciutto tends to be drier and saltier than silky prosciutto from Parma, but it is no less delicious.

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