The Iris Garden in Florence
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The Iris Garden in Florence

The symbol of Florence- the iris, il giglio, la fleur de lis- is blooming now at the Iris Garden (Giardino dell'Iris) in the heart of the Tuscan city. Witnessing the blooms is truly a wonder of Mother Nature. Under normal circumstances*, the gardens would be open between late April and ...

Giardino dell'Iris, Florence, FI, Tuscany
Tuscan Christmas Cookies: i Cavallucci
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Tuscan Christmas Cookies: i Cavallucci

Cavallucci cookies (sometimes referred to as Cavallucci di Siena) are an ancient Tuscan cookie. The name ("little horses") probably derives from the fact that they were offered to passers-by and pilgrims, who were probably often on horseback, by the countryside taverns. They were already known at the ...

Tuscany