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Zuppa di Cipolle del '500 (old fashioned onion soup)
1 kilo red onions - 50 g. bacon - 1 carrot - 1 celery stick - 1 Basil leaf
2 tbs. Olive oil - ¼ glass dry white wine - 2 handfuls peas - 1 peeled fava bean
1 liter hot broth - grated pecorino cheese - slightly toasted bread - salt


Slice onions, rinse, and drain.
Chop the bacon, carrot, celery, basil, and sauté in oil without toasting the bacon.
Add the onions, sprinkle with salt, and simmer on low heat until well cooked.
Add the wine and when evaporated add the fava beans, peas, and hot broth.
Bring to a boil and cook until veggies are tender.
Serve the soup with grated pecorino cheese and toasted bread.
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Florence Events
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
1927 - Return to Italy - Salvatore Ferragamo and visual culture during XXth century
From 19/05/2017
To 02/05/2018
In 2017 falls the 90th anniversary from Ferragamo's return to Italy (1927), after 12 years in the Usa. The exhibit recreate the culturel environment of Italy and Florence in that period, showing paintings and plastic objects produced in Italy:[...]
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