Focaccia: The Italian Bread

a whole focaccia bread with herbs and tomatoes

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked bread from Italy, which has a similar style and texture to the pizza. In other places, it is called “pizza Bianca.” It is usually served as a side dish or a sandwich bread. Back in Ancient Rome, a flatbread called panis foccacius was baked on the hearth. The name came … Read more

History of Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany countryside

Tuscany is a region situated in central Italy, and it has about 3.8 million inhabitants as of 2019. This region is famous for producing fine tasting wines such as Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Morellino di Scansano, and Vernaccia di San Gimignano. Tuscany also has a strong cultural identity and a linguistic sense that it is … Read more