The Trimester Program "Overview on Italian Cuisine" will start on September 7th.

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The program will follow the schedule below:

ITALIAN CUISINE THROUGH SPACE AND TIME (version for the three months program)

September 7th : Lesson 1

Pasta 1 : Fresh Pasta. The develepoment of the gluten. Sauces

September 14: Lesson 2

Basic Preparations: Broth, Stocks, basic sauces

September 21st: Lesson 3

Pasta 2 : Stuffed Pasta.

September 28,th:Lesson 4

Fish 1
October 5th : Lesson 5

Meat 1 

October 12th: Lesson 6

Pasta 3 : Pasta Made With Different Flours:

October 19th: Lesson 7


October 26th:Lesson 8

Fish 2 - Preserved Fish

November 2nd:Lesson 9

Pasta 4 : Coloured Pasta

November 9th,Lesson 10

Gnocchi : different kinds

November 16th :  Lesson 11


November 23rd: Lesson 12

Meat 2 


September 8: Lesson 1:
Tagliolini with pumpkin flowers
Chicken with bell peppers
Peaches in syrup

September 15th: Lesson 2:
Water Sangria
Finger foods: Figs, walnuts, Provolone cheese
Soles with pear sauce
Fig and vanilla ice cream with honey

Bottled peeled tomatoes

September 22nd Lesson 3:
Finger food: Grapes with smoked bacon
Rigatoni con le melanzane
Pesce all’acqua pazza

September 29th Lesson 4:
Zucchini flan
Pasta with little clams (pavarazze)
Stuffed calamaris with Pecorino cheese
Figs tart with pastry cream

October 6th Lesson 5:
Speck and cabbage little cakes
Barley and mushrooms soup
Rabbit in wine sauce with pearl onions
Olive oil cake

October 13th Lesson 6:
Pomegranate aperitif
Stioji – snails
Veal morsels with Porcini mushrooms
Pumpkin ice cream

October 20th Lesson 7:
Finger food: Speck and persimmon
Rice with frogs
Roast beef with chestnuts
Crème caramel with apples

October 27th Lesson 8:
Aperitif: Ginger drink
Fried soft shell crabs
Crepes with radicchio
Veal with nuts crust
Mont Blanc

November 3rd Lesson 9:
Persimmon and orange salad
Rice with truffles
Pork leg Maremma style
Dessert of cornucopias with radicchio foam

November 10th Lesson 10:
Eggs with truffle
Casiumzei Ampezzani
Stuffed Capon

November 17th Lesson 11:
Winter appetizer
Pork loin with orange sauce
Braised fennel
Christmas log

November 24th  Lesson 12:
Carciofi ripieni
Polenta taragna
Venisson in civet




1 - Lunigiana: Etruscan Formaggio di Luni; the Via Francigena; Testaroli………………..
2 – Siena and the country side: Ricciarelli for Christmas; Pici with Maiale di Cinta………………………
3 - Mugello: Tortelli con le patate
4 - Maremma: Acquacotta and its uncountable versions
5 - Chianti: cheese, wine, olive oil
6 - Versilia: the place of Carnival
7 - Garfagnana: chestnuts, mushrooms and Nativity scenes
8 - Casentino: the mountain land of honey
9 - Val di Chiana: the Chianina cow race and Bistecca Fiorentina
10 - Monte Amiata and the thermal baths
11 - Livorno and its fishermen fleet
12 - The seven pearls of the Tuscan arcipelague
13 - Pitigliano, Sovana, Sorana: the most ancient Jewish community
14 - Chiusi and the Etruscans
15 - Firenze, the birth place of Renaissance
16 - San Miniato and its truffles
17 – Argentario


September 9th , lesson 1
Testaroli Al Pesto, Lasagne Bastarde Della Lunigiana,Agnello Di Zeri

September  16th, lesson 2  
Pici Col Ragu Di Salsiccia Di Cinta, Ricciarelli, Tortelli Di Patate

September  23rd , lesson 3
Rosticciana Alla Mugellana, Rosticciana Glassata Al Miele Con Patate Croccanti, Zuppa Di Funghi E Carciofi  (Fall)

September  30th, lesson 4
 Acquacotta Maremmana (Spring Version), Zuppa Di Funghi ( Late Fall Version Of Acquacotta),
Vegetables And Egg Soup (Acquacotta), Pan Cotto

October 7th , lesson  5
 Trabaccolara, Scarpaccia,  Risotto Col Buristo

October 14th, lesson  6
 Zuppa Di Funghi Tardivi E Castagne (Fall), Necci Con La Ricotta, Stinco Di Maiale Con Miele Di Castagno

October 21st, lesson 7 -
Cappone Con Le Castagne (Fall)., Pappa Col Pomodoro Della Val Di Chiana (Summer),
Oca In Umido

October 28th, lesson 8
 Focaccia Coi Ciccioli, Pappardelle Con La Lepre (Hunting Season)

November 4th, lesson  9
 Caciucco, Scampi Con Patate E Tartufi,

November 11th, lesson 10
 Pizza Nera, Pizza Atomica, Schiaccia Briaca

November 18th, lesson 11 -
Zuppa Pavese, Ribolllita, Faraona Con La Melagrana (Guinea fowl with pommegranate) (Fall-Winter)

November 25th. lesson  12
 Insalata Di Carciofi E Tartufo (Fall), Coniglio Nel Coccio (Fall), Persimmon Cake (Fall)