Nothing beats the smell of freshly cooked bread, the perfect antidote to a cold, damp winter’s day. I get enormous pleasure from making all kinds of bread, and although I bake most days of the year, I bake a lot … Read More
The Patrignone Blog
Welcome to the Podere Patrignone blog. Honestly, it’s more of a pin-board, than a blog, a place where we stick ideas and suggestions that might help you when you visit Tuscany. Route options, places to visit, where to eat, places to buy wine. It’s all here. We’ve even added some foodie articles, so you replicate some of your favourite Tuscan dishes when you get home. Have fun.
Guests at our agriturismo in Chianti are always asking us for ideas for day-trips, and so we’ve got good and creating manageable tours that won’t leave you exhausted. And here’s the first. It’s one of our most popular days out. … Read More
Obviously, we don’t get a lot of time off during the summer. Our holiday villa rental business keeps us pretty busy, and then there’s the olives, the garden…we’re pretty much on our toes the whole time. But if we can … Read More
There are dozens of produce markets in Tuscany every day of the week. No matter where you are staying, there will be a daily market somewhere near you. And while the quality of the fruit and vegetables sold in the … Read More