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Steak and Porcini

Well, the first Sunday in October we managed to get a crowd together for lunch at the Porcini sagra in Noceta, a little town outside Castiglion Fiorentino. Ben and I each had a steak, fried porcini, one salad, water and wine for 50 some odd Euros.  Some of the steak came home with us and …

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Maggiolata, Part 1, The Floats

Lots of pictures from this event so it will be in several parts.  This was the 77th Maggiolata, held in Lucignano.  It is about 2 weeks long and held from mid to the end of May, every year.  It celebrates Spring and the blooming of a flower that the Lucignanese call maggiolata.  I know it …

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