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THE GREEN SIDE BLOG
A vegetable garden in the city: sustainability and taste.

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Are you looking for a gluten free menu restaurant in Florence? You’ll be glad to know that our Il Desco Bistrot has always been very attentive to the needs of celiac and vegetarian people, thanks to its gluten free products and authentic cuisine, genuine and organic farm to table. And if today the celiac disease […]

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October 17, 2019

Behind our olive farming and the harvesting of olives, you can find the passion of Elena Bargiacchi, deus ex machina of our farm Podere La Croce in Reggello, magnificent location on the Tuscan hills not far from Florence. We decided to have a chat with her and find out more about the secrets of our […]

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March 28, 2019

DISCOVER OUR VALENTINE’S DAY 2019 MENU!    

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February 11, 2019

Summer is over, and we are ready to dive in the marvellous Autumn vegetable garden, very alive and ready to give us day by day fruits and vegetables that best describe the taste of Autumn. At our restaurant Il Desco Bistrot, seasonal shopping are at the base of our menu, authentic culinary journeys, created thinking […]

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October 10, 2018

Among the many interesting stories about Tuscan food, our bistrot in Florence city centre, has its own: the Panzanella, a dish made of simplicity and authenticity. But what is the Panzanella and why has it been selected for our menu of Tuscan dishes, for our restaurant next to the Duomo? The Panzanella is the emblem […]

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September 26, 2018

Is there better news of the arrival of summer? Even though in our farm we still collect the last fruits of winter, broccoli and cauliflower, and in Tuscany the artichokes have not yet given up, our mind looks straight to the Spring.

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March 27, 2018

With the arrival of Spring we present the recipe for one of the dishes on our menu: Tagliolini Pasta with Carbonara of Asparagus Ingredients Recipe for 4 people 400 gr tagliolini of fresh egg pasta (for celiacs: long gluten-free pasta) 1 fresh Tropea onion 1 glass of fresh vegetable stock (celery, onion, carrot and parsley) […]

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March 23, 2018

Chianti Classico is one of the noblest wines in the world and bears the name of the land from which it was born. Produced in the territory between the cities of Siena and Florence, its creation is regulated by strict rules to protect and guarantee its quality.

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March 19, 2018

Pecorino cheese or peanut gelato? Perhaps that sounds weird…or maybe you are curious to find out more! On the winter menu of our restaurant in the center of Florence, we have enjoyed creating odd combinations that are perfectly balanced in flavour, such as our gourmet starter: pumpkin and leek flan, fresh out of the oven, […]

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January 24, 2018

Among the numerous Christmas recipes we have , we thought that roasted chicken, stuffed with kale, walnuts and sausage, would be the perfect one to share with you, considering that it can be found on the menu of our restaurant in the centre of Florence.

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December 21, 2017

ABOUT THE BLOG

The Blog of the Il Desco Bistrot of Florence will reveal  interesting news about the green choice of growing organic vegetables at  “podere la Croce”and of the farm-to-table cuisine of the restaurant. A vegetable garden awaits you in the centre of Florence: discover its stories!
 

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