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So far Mariangela has created 19 blog entries.

the Christmas atmosphere in Florence

December 9, 2017|

The Christmas atmosphere in Florence starts in early December. During the first days of the month, in fact, storekeepers begin to decorate their shop windows inspired by the theme of Christmas and the staff of the municipality of Florence begins [...]

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A trip to Florence

September 27, 2017|

Your trip to Florence has to be unforgettable! Is this your first visit to Florence?  I hope that you have decided to stop at my b&b Le Stanze di Santa Croce and so you’ll have the opportunity to follow some [...]

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Pici pasta, a Tuscan recipe! Come in Florence and learn how to make it at my b&b

July 11, 2017|

Have you never eaten PICI? Pici is a thick, hand rolled pasta, similar to fat spaghetti usually made from just flour and water, but I add one egg! It is a special Tuscan recipe, originates in the province [...]

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my b&b in Florence and a charming tour to discover Matera with me!

July 10, 2017|

I was born in Matera and I have been living in Florence since I was 12 years old. In 2002 I opened the B&B Le Stanze di Santa Croce. Now I am very happy to tell you about my new [...]

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“La piazza incantata” a great concert in Florence, Santa Croce square!

June 4, 2017|

On June 28th, in Florence! Spend an evening in the glorious setting of piazza Santa Croce. As part of initiatives celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Fondazione CR Firenze, 500 musicians will take to the stage to perform [...]

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How to make a good italian coffee, you’ll drink it at the b&b Le Stanze di Santa Croce!

January 19, 2017|

Making coffee with moka is a timeless ritual! Every morning, at breakfast, we prepare caffee in this way, come at the b&b Le Stanze di Santa Croce to taste it! It means home, Italy. The Bialetti Moka is [...]

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What is Pecorino ? How Olive Oil is made?

October 29, 2016|

The name pecorino is taken from the Italian word pecora, which means “sheep”; so Pecorino is sheep’s milk cheese and it is one of the most common and popular cheeses in Italy. Many Italian regions have their own [...]

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French Television TF1 discovers our B&B

July 13, 2016|

Thanks a lot to Delphine Kluzek and  Bernard Bedarida, journalists of the French television TF1. They chosed Le Stanze di  Santa Croce with our cooking lessons for their next television service about  a Weekend in Florence. The service will be [...]


From Kandinsky to Pollock. The Art of the Guggenheim Collections

March 17, 2016|

Starting 19 March and running till 24 July 2016, Palazzo Strozzi is to host a major exhibition bringing to Florence over one hundred masterpieces of European and American art from the 1920s to the 1960s, in a narrative that [...]

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