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THE GREEN SIDE BLOG
A vegetable garden in the city: sustainability and taste.

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Summer is over, and we are ready to dive in the marvellous Autumn vegetable garden, very alive and ready to give us day by day fruits and vegetables that best describe the taste of Autumn. At our restaurant Il Desco Bistrot, seasonal shopping are at the base of our menu, authentic culinary journeys, created thinking […]

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October 10, 2018

Among the many interesting stories about Tuscan food, our bistrot in Florence city centre, has its own: the Panzanella, a dish made of simplicity and authenticity. But what is the Panzanella and why has it been selected for our menu of Tuscan dishes, for our restaurant next to the Duomo? The Panzanella is the emblem […]

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September 26, 2018

Is there better news of the arrival of summer? Even though in our farm we still collect the last fruits of winter, broccoli and cauliflower, and in Tuscany the artichokes have not yet given up, our mind looks straight to the Spring.

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March 27, 2018

With the arrival of Spring we present the recipe for one of the dishes on our menu: Tagliolini Pasta with Carbonara of Asparagus Ingredients Recipe for 4 people 400 gr tagliolini of fresh egg pasta (for celiacs: long gluten-free pasta) 1 fresh Tropea onion 1 glass of fresh vegetable stock (celery, onion, carrot and parsley) […]

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March 23, 2018

Chianti Classico is one of the noblest wines in the world and bears the name of the land from which it was born. Produced in the territory between the cities of Siena and Florence, its creation is regulated by strict rules to protect and guarantee its quality.

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March 19, 2018

Pecorino cheese or peanut gelato? Perhaps that sounds weird…or maybe you are curious to find out more! On the winter menu of our restaurant in the center of Florence, we have enjoyed creating odd combinations that are perfectly balanced in flavour, such as our gourmet starter: pumpkin and leek flan, fresh out of the oven, […]

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January 24, 2018

Among the numerous Christmas recipes we have , we thought that roasted chicken, stuffed with kale, walnuts and sausage, would be the perfect one to share with you, considering that it can be found on the menu of our restaurant in the centre of Florence.

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December 21, 2017

Shopping changes with every season. Even though you are still able to find everything that you need at the supermarket, you still have to be very careful about what you buy and eat, even more so if you manage a restaurant in Florence or anywhere else!

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November 8, 2017

Until not so long ago, when one spoke about the vegetarian restaurants in Florence, the stress was placed on the healthy properties of the food that was served in these restaurants, and never on the taste and quality of the food.

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October 31, 2017

  The dishes we serve in our vegetarian restaurant in Florence are prepared with the Mediterranean diet’s main ingredient: extra virgin olive oil.

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The Blog of the Il Desco Bistrot of Florence will reveal  interesting news about the green choice of growing organic vegetables at  “podere la Croce”and of the farm-to-table cuisine of the restaurant. A vegetable garden awaits you in the centre of Florence: discover its stories!
 

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