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School trip to Fratelli Lucchesi

School trip to Fratelli Lucchesi

biscuit making with Paolo Lucchesi

Oggi lezione con 50 alunni delle terze elementari di Barga, su tre farine tradizionali della valle del Serchio. Farina di farro, di granturco e di castagne, presso la famosa pasticceria “Fratelli Lucchesi”. Bambini divisi in due gruppi, alternandoli si è parlato di storia e tradizione dei tre prodotti e dimostrazione sulla trasformazione in diretta delle […]

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Pasticerria F.lli Lucchesi: Prize winning Panettone

Pasticerria F.lli Lucchesi: Prize winning Panettone

Panettone prepared with lievito madre - natural yeast which first came into existence in 1964.

The Pasticerria F.lli Lucchesi have just been presented with the first prize in the 9° Concorso Gastronomico Nazionale sul Castagno: “MARRONI, CASTAGNE E FARINA DI CASTAGNE: I DOLCI” held every year in San Zeno di Montagna in Verona. Their prize winning entry was their now famous Panettone but this time with the added ingredient of local […]

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25 students from the USA studying food as culture in Barga

25 students from the USA studying food as culture in Barga

local food is once more of interest to visitors from abroad

Twenty five students from the Arcadia University in Philadelphia USA were in Barga this week studying the concept of food as a cultural icon and signifier. They were here with their course leader  – Andee Sorenson – a connoisseur of all things Tuscan, who’s well read website, Travelingnative.com carries on the front page the following text which pretty much […]