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Text Teresa Favi

December 21, 2020

The best Tuscan food products to buy in Florence

They can be a nice gift or something very typical to bring to the table. We tell you what they are and where to go to buy them

Tuscany is one of the most generous regions in terms of typical food and wine products. These are all products from our region, created from very short supply chains with a high level of territoriality.

Antica Macelleria Falorni - Finocchiona
This is an excellent salami made from minced pork and fennel and is one of the workhorses of the renowned butcher's shop in Greve in Chianti.
It is sold at the Alice in Wonderland - Lombardi food counter on the ground floor of the Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 47/77.

Procacci - White Truffle Sauce
If you don't know Procacci's famous truffle sandwiches in Florence, raise your hand. The historic delicatessen founded in 1885 by Leopoldo Procacci, with its historical, artistic and artisanal heritage, has conquered the whole world with its truffle-related specialities that are a Florentine institution that has remained intact to this day.
The famous White Truffle sauce is on sale at Procacci, Via de' Tornabuoni, 64/r, T. +39 055 211656.

SAlsa tartufata al tartufo nero Procacci

Savini Tartufi - White truffle pate
Savini Tartufi is a Tuscan company from Forcoli, in the province of Pisa, that has been working in the world of truffles for 4 generations. This patè is one of the company's jewel products, made with noble raw materials that the company's truffle hunters hunt on the estates between Forcoli and San Miniato. Suitable for canapés and appetizers, pasta, risotto, eggs and meat.
It is sold by Luciano Savini at the Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 47/77, T. +39 339 4111650.

Patè con tartufo bianco Savini Tartufi

Pecorino Toscano DOP
This is the most important sheep's cheese in Tuscany, protected by a PDO and offered in two types: soft (at least 20 days old) and mature (over 4 months). It is produced throughout the region and its immediate surroundings. Savoury, fragrant, perfect with homemade jams and cobezzolo honey.
It is on sale at the Perini delicatessen on the ground floor of the Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 47/77.

Pecorino Toscano Dop

Prosciutto Toscano Dop
An exquisite product, with an intense, persistent, unforgettable flavour and very lean. The savouriness is given above all by the salting to which herbs and spices of the Tuscan tradition are added, such as pepper, garlic, laurel, rosemary and juniper berries, which give the product a very particular but always appreciated flavour.
It is on sale at the Perini delicatessen on the ground floor of the Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 47/77.

Prosciutto Toscano Dop

Il Fiorino - Riserva del Fondatore
This is the flagship product of the famous Il Fiorino dairy in Roccalbenga at the foot of Monte Amiata and one of its most awarded cheeses. It is made with only selected sheep's milk from pastures in the Maremma and matured in caves.
It is on sale at Eataly, Via de' Martelli, 22R, T. +39 055 015 3610.

Fondatore Il Fiorino

Pure Stagioni - Blueberry preserves with no added sugar
This Florentine company produces jams that are considered among the best in Italy. It uses no preservatives, colouring agents or pectin. Only fruit and sugar, but in the minimum necessary quantity. This one is made with blueberries picked in Abetone, and is part of the sugar-free line that uses certain natural extracts that help preserve the product without changing the caloric and glycemic content of the fruit.
It is on sale at Cucina Torcicoda, Via Torta, 5/r, Florence T + 39 055 2654329.

Pure Stagioni Marmellata di Mirtilli

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