Tuscany is full of food delicacies!
Have you not yet been able to visit San Gimignano and Tuscany? Don’t waste any more time and book yours
holiday: you will have the opportunity to observe corners of uncontaminated nature, remains of a very distant history,
handcrafted marvels typical of the place and to taste delicious Tuscan dishes.
In fact, there is not a single person who has visited this region and once back home he declared himself dissatisfied with the cousine
This person can not exist because Tuscan cuisine is synonymous with delicacy, refinement, and care love of detail: all this can only give a pleasant and traditional taste to the dish!
Let’s see together which are the most characteristic foods of San Gimignano.
Have you decided to visit San Gimignano? Then you can’t help but taste its most famous wine: Vernaccia di San Gimignano, a dry and full-bodied white wine with a bitter aftertaste, which became DOC in the
There are documents that confirm the presence of one of his products even as far back as the 13th century being the vines scattered in the neighboring territories, such as: Vernazza, Corniglia but also in Lombardy and Calabria.
It has always matched perfectly with first courses and light appetizers or fish dishes: what are you waiting for trying it?
During your visit and your overnight stay in a hotel in San Gimignano you cannot avoid tasting also saffron.
This spice, known since ancient times, today has a protected designation: its production and therefore marketing is documented in San Gimignano as far back as the thirteenth century.
Among the many uses of saffron, the one associated with painting, the medical field and stand out pharmaceutical and last but not least to the kitchen, to garnish and give flavor to many typical dishes.
The olive oil
Let’s not forget the extra virgin olive oil of San Gimignano: cultivated and worked very well by local companies, which have made it famous and with an unmistakable taste.
How not to recognize his presence raw on Tuscan soups, such as ribollita or pappa al
How not to appreciate a simple bruschetta garnished with this typical condiment?
Are you about to finish your visit to San Gimignano? Don’t forget to taste one of the typical salamis of the place like, for example: the Tuscan ham DOP, the finocchiona, the Tuscan salami, the salsiccioli, the cinta Sienese or Buristo.
Each has an extremely particular and typical taste and goes very well with a piece of cheese
of the area: the pecorino, both fresh and seasoned, can certainly not have rivals!
In short, visiting San Gimignano turns out to be a pleasant experience even for one’s palate:
mushrooms, truffles, spices, meats, cheeses, condiments and fine wines will do nothing but make it even more perfect your vacation! See all hotel offers in San Gimignano