Tuscany is a land that enchants tourists from all over the world for its historical and artistic beauty, for its landscapes and good food.
It is known that the Typical Tuscany Cuisine seduce every palate.
The typical Tuscan cuisine is a poor coking, linked to the rural world, where simplicity, sobriety and authenticity are always the characteristics that make it unique.
The recipes of Tuscan cuisine are rustic and have an absolute respect of ingredients and natural flavors, appetizing flavors, where tradition and typical rural culture still are the basic ingredients.
The tomato soup is one of the most famous dishes of Tuscan cuisine, still widely used today in Florentine restaurants, enough to be considered a specialty of the city.
The preparation is very simple: just stale bread (preferably baked in a wood) and tomatoes.
Here is the recipe for the original Pappa al Pomodoro of Typical Tuscan Cuisine.
Pappa al Pomodoro Ingredients:
Fry in oil the garlic cloves divided in half. When the garlic begins to color, add the chopped tomatoes and the basil leaves.
Season with salt and pepper and cook for about 20 minutes.
Add the hot vegetable stock and when it all starts to boil, add the bread cut into thin slices. Cook for another 30 minutes over medium heat stirring often with a wooden spoon.
When cooked, remove from heat and let stand turning occasionally.
After approximately one hour stir with a whisk so that the bread becomes small pieces.
Before serving, heat the tomato soup and add a drizzle of oil and pepper.
In the rural society no one threw anything, to waste it was inconceivable in a world used to treasure their resources, to enhance them with recovery strategies and reusing leftovers.
Any food waste was then recycled into elaborate dishes.
From this conception the most delicious recipes of typical Tuscan cuisine born.
Recipes with stale bread:
Vegetables have a central role in Typical Tuscan Cuisine.
Here are the most famous recipes born of knowing how to reuse leftover vegetables:
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