scoprire un territorio attraverso il cibo
Blog, Food, Travel

Discovering an area by the typical food

Traditional cuisine is a great starting point when you are going to discover a new culture and a new territory. If the territory in question is Valdichiana Senese, food and wine is an indispensable part of the journey.

Often, the fame of traditional Tuscan dishes precedes the knowledge of the specific territories. Everyone knows Fiorentina steak, but few people know that such meat comes from Chianina calves, indigenous to Valdichiana. And yet, many people know pici, but only real gourmets know where their true origin is, namely the Valdichiana Senese countryside.

In short, Valdichiana Senese stands out for a series of typical products whose knowledge (and taste) is indispensable to discover the territory itself. The local one is a cuisine still handed down from generation to generation to the locals, but also revisited quite often in a more modern style by local restaurants.

Chianina Meat, Cinta Senese, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pienza’s Pecorino cheese, cantucci and Vin Santo are just some of the essential products to know in Valdichiana Senese.

And if you want to know more, ask right to the manufacturers directly: each one of them has a whole world to tell.