Thursday, January 29, 2009

More Bits and Bites from Florence and Siena


Red wine at Acqua al 2 on our first night in Firenze.



Bread and olive oil on the table at Trattoria ZaZa in Florence, highly recommended.





Bruscetta and crostini with white beans and lardo in a small cafe in Siena.



A little dolci of paneforte -- a classic Italian fruit cake, spiced similar to mulled wine -- also at the little cafe in Siena.



An evening of gelato.



Typical Tuscan breakfast: small cappuccino and a pastry.



Turns out, I don't like Campari -- a bitter alcohol that looks like it will taste like Grenadine but really is closer to citrus pith -- and soda.



Affogato, on the other hand, is something I will always gladly dive into: espresso and a thimbleful of gelato.

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