Mugello has a gastronomical tradition based on simple tastes and plain but genuine ingredients, such as oil, bread, meat and game, fresh vegetables cultivated in this area.
Being a cuisine strictly bounded with fresh ingredients, you will find that many typical dishes are seasonal and for this reason there are festivals with different typical dishes throughout the year.
So, for Carnival, you can taste Cenci and Migliaccio and then the Pan di Ramerino; with the spring look for some festival offering the famous and delicious Tortelli di Patate (Tortelli stuffed with potatoes); in the summertime you can try dishes prepared with goose or duck, while in autumn there are wild-boar Pappardelle and mushrooms; in Christmastime don't miss a glass of Gemma d'Abete, a liquor prepared by the friars of Monte Senario monastery.
We are sure that if you loved this land you will love also its delicious gastronomic speciality!
Further information about cuisine in Mugello:
Tuscan cuisine is famous because it uses simple ingredients, this characteristic is true also for the cuisine of Mugello. A stay in this land or also a day long trip, can be rendered unforgettable by a good lunch or by a dinner in a restaurant, an inn or at a festival. Here we indicate only some typical dishes and, anyway, it is always better to ask for an advice.
We propose you the recipe of a very traditional dish of Mugello: good appetite!