I was inspired to cook from the cooking shows on the television. TV programs that featured “cook offs”, where two candidates...
About 100 years after its construction – in 1881 – the idyllic, Tuscan country house was lovingly restored by an English gentleman. Surrounded by a wonderful garden, La Gioiella has numerous terraces and secluded squares.
This magical place offers our guests far more than leisure and recreation in a stylish ambience. The unique treasures of this unknown part of Tuscany are waiting to be discovered by you.
Cooking together in the beautiful Tuscany
There is something for everone: new recipe ideas, the smell of Tuscany, tranquility, beautiful memories, knowledgeable, new acquaintances, and the charm of a picturesque spot.
Discover the unknown part of Tuscany that has preserved its original character in our time. Not very touristy, this area is not far from the famous hotspots, such as Florence, Pisa or Lucca. A traditional italian atmosphere, with few tourists, the area around Pescia has a lot to offer sights that you can enjoy in peace. From La Gioiella, our house, you can reach the sea in 50 minutes or the center of Florence in an hour.
My wife, Barbara and I, have known each other since we were in school. We got married in the year 2014 after losing contact for 25 years. At our 25th reunion we crossed pathes and since then have been together.