• San Gimignano Photostory

    All Saints Day Market ‘Of Sacred Food’ in Pictures. Words and Pictures by Amanda Atkins of Siena House Tuscany A popular visit for guests coming to this area is the Sienese town of San Gimignano, it’s certainly one of our […]

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  • SCOOP! Amazing New Gelateria!

    Close enough to go just for the ice-cream, in Montisi there’s a fab new Gelateria, Il Re Gelato We were there in the morning, and so we passed on the Cappuccino we planned and headed in for Coffee ice cream instead! […]

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  • Prosciutto e Melone

    Melons are perfectly in season right now. We are seeing them in huge boxes in the supermarket tagged ‘special offer’ at Euro 0.99 per kilo. They’re at their absolute best. And how do we like them? with Prosciutto! For a […]

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  • Image of Date Tomatoes on the vine in July at Siena House, Tuscany.

    Too many Tomatoes !

    The Kitchen Garden has been prolific to say the least this year.  We’ve harvested the Tomatoes twice for bottling now and there’s probably a third batch (as well as Patrice’s Green Tomato Jam) still to do! Fully exposed to the […]

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  • Happy Easter from Vestri

    No one does Easter like Vestri ! It’s our favorite place for breakfast in the Winter.  But it’s much more than a Cafe. Vestri makes Chocolate.  The best for miles.  They’re interested in excellence and controlling every step of the […]

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