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

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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.

In Florence, it’s easy to find a good beer. But if you want to try a great artisanal beer, that’s an entirely different matter.

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September 15, 2017

On the menus of our restaurant in Florence, preserves and jams have an important role.

At our Podere La Croce, in the outskirts of Florence, summer is already in full bloom. At midday, the heat surrounds everything, the fields and woods are still and all we can hear is the chirrup of cicadas.

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June 15, 2017

A good meal is always accompanied by good wine! At our bistrot in Florence, creating a selection of Tuscan wines is a fundamental aspect of our job and we search extensively for the right combination to enhance the taste of our menu.

The Desco Bistrot knows very well that it’s difficult to resist being greedy, especially when the heat rises with the sun of a spring day.

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April 13, 2017

For easter lunch a selection of courses made with fresh ingredients!

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April 11, 2017

Observing the phases of the moon to organize the work in the vegetable garden: let us welcome the season of Selene!

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March 28, 2017

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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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