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Necci with ricotta cheese: chestnut tuscan pancakes

Necci with ricotta cheese: chestnut tuscan pancakes

Necci with ricotta are chestnut tuscan pancakes with ricotta, a typical Tuscan autumn dessert from the traditional Garfagnana cuisine. Traditionally they are prepared on the fire of the fireplace, with the use of “testi”. The “testi” are two cast-iron plates that heat directly on the fire and on which the necci are cooked, which are…

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Travel sustainable: what to pack

Travel sustainable: what to pack

What to pack for a sustainable travel? Deciding what to pack is for me one of the most boring things in the organization of a trip. It is often difficult to decide what and how much things to pack, especially because when I’m flying or traveling on foot the bag must be very small. Certainly…

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5 things to do in Versilia when it rains

5 things to do in Versilia when it rains

One of the most recurrent questions that my guests ask me: what to do in Versilia if it rains? Because of course when the days are sunny you always have ideas, but when it rains and you are on vacation can be a bit ‘daunting. Today I try to answer to this question to help…

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Panzanella, tuscan salad recipe

Panzanella, tuscan salad recipe

The Panzanella is a dish of the Tuscan popular tradition, made with few and simple ingredients. The basic ingredient are tomato and stale bread, so it is a recipe for reuse and recovery. This avoids waste in the kitchen. You need few ingredients, simple but good! Choose the best ingredients to make your Panzanella, as…

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Swap party at borgo4case

Swap party at borgo4case

Spring is the best moment to enjoy this place. The days are long and full of bright light, the air is fresh and the weather is fresh but sunny. In this fantastic climate, we are at home outside in the garden. If everything is reorganized waiting the arrival of the guests, we dedicate ourselves to…

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Old Macdonald Had A Farm…in Tuscany!

Old Macdonald Had A Farm…in Tuscany!

For a family of citizens who relocate from Milan to the countryside, the relationship with animals is a special matter. Having an animal in the city helped us feel closer to nature. When we chose to live in Camaiore, in the countryside, we finally had the space to share with other living beings as we…

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Eco friendly vacation home: how we made plasters

Eco friendly vacation home: how we made plasters

Borgo4case is not only a place where you spend beautiful holidays, but for us it is also a place where we live every day, and therefore every constructive choice is designed to last over time and be integrated into the local environment. Today I want to tell you how Walter and I made the plasters…

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