Mother’s Day with the Medici

Celebrate Mother's Day with a Medici feast for a taste of the Italian Renaissance. Follow the traditions of the Renaissance tables of the Medici who introduced the concept of the well laid table to the people of Florence. Dinner with the Medici would be served in several courses and include roasted meats of game or fowl like capon, pigeon or peacock. Pine nuts and …

Pomegranates and Prosecco

Italian majolica is filled with symbols of pomegranates. Ceramic shops throughout Tuscany and Umbria “ceramiche artistiche vendenta” sell vases, urns, jars and pitchers featuring pomegranates paired with flowers, fruits and stylized dragons.  Pomegranates are one of the oldest fruits known to man. King Tut took a pomegranate vase into the afterlife with him and the …

Pomegranates and Prosecco

Italian majolica is filled with symbols of pomegranates. Ceramic shops throughout Tuscany and Umbria “ceramiche artistiche vendenta” sell vases, urns, jars and pitchers featuring pomegranates paired with flowers, fruits and stylized dragons.  Pomegranates are one of the oldest fruits known to man. King Tut took a pomegranate vase into the afterlife with him and the …