Tag Archives: Prato

Understanding Slow Food in Italy

I’ve been trying to understand why everything tastes better here. Some of it I know is because I am away from home for a brief stay, and I am taking the time to savor every new flavor. There is the … Continue reading

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An American Artist in Prato

It has already been over a week since I arrived in Prato. I’m still trying to find my way around.  Walking is easy except using  the crosswalks at these round-abouts, here in Santa Lucia gets me all turned around. Then … Continue reading

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The Art of Pastry in Prato, Italy

You may be familiar with these crunchy cookie toasts typically sold at Starbucks across the United States. Here they are commonly known as “cantuccini,” and are considered a classic Tuscan pastry. Prato is home to “Biscottificio”. Antonio Mattei opened his … Continue reading

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