Tuscan cuisine is an ancient and skilled cuisine made up of tasty
ingredients and never excessively elaborate; in fact the dominant
character of our cooking is certainly its simplicity. Simplicity
however that is more apparent than real, in that each dish is made
up of well balanced portions, never inspired by haste,
but by patient attention to the choice and the amalgamation of
Even the classical French cuisine, which everyone admires, for the most
part has its origins in Firenze, transported by the chefs
who followed the French court of Caterina de'Medici in the 1500s.
The excellence of Tuscan cooking is recognised everywhere, in so
much as that in many cases it is counted among the first in the world.