Hidden Florence

 By Valentina Pezzini

Extra virgin olive oil

You might not know… ..that Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is by definition only the one obtained from the olive, the fruit of the olive tree, using solely mechanical means, in conditions which do not alter the oil in any way. Once manually cropped, olives are stocked in boxes and taken to the olive mill […]

The Dome

When looking the Dome over the green theater in the Villa Tavernaccia garden, you’ll notice that this masterpiece of architecture (1420 1436) is unaccomplished. The external decoration of the octagonal drum at the base of the Dome, is present only in one of its eight sides. When Baccio d’Agnolo, who was commissioned to make a […]