And the green grass grows all around


Springtime in Pierotucci Florence Italy Just a little bit of water and sun to make the green grass grow all around as well as the flowers and all of my aromatic plants. Springtime in the countryside is synonymous with color and perfumes. What really got me thinking of sun and water is that last weekend I watered my chives (or the brown stubs of what was left of my chives) and this afternoon I noticed new green shoots coming up…look out baked potatoes!!  What I always found fun living in Italy, is that each season brings with it’s own personal menu.  In Tuscany you begin to see agreti, fresh basil,  fave and baby red onions in the market at this time and they all have their own specialties tied to them.

Fave Broad Beans with pecorino cheese in Tuscany

Fave Broad Beans with pecorino cheese in Tuscany

I love all of these, each comes with a particular tradition and favorite recipes.  Fave beans are traditionally eaten with the fresh percorino cheese which is also just coming into season, in fact many times this is on the Easter menu.  Fresh basil  . . . well even though tomatoes aren’t in season . . . everyone will tempt fate and try a few of the green house tomatoes with some fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.  One of my particular favorites are baby onions – nice and sweet.  I like to put them on the table with fresh veggies (carrots, artichokes, red bell peppers and fresh baby onions) along with a nice dish of extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.  The perfect happy hour nibbler this and a glass of bubbly prosecco, and I am in heaven.

And just to keep in the theme with green – here is our St. Patrick’s Day favorite picks:

Ladies Leather Jacket in Wrinkled Green Lambskin

Ladies Leather Jacket in Wrinkled Green Lambskin

Toscanella Green Leather Document Holder and Laptop or iPad Bag

Toscanella Green Leather Document Holder and Laptop or iPad Bag

And just to keep in the theme with green – here is our St. Patrick’s Day favorite picks:

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About Pierotucci

Since 1972 Pierotucci has been designing and producing classic Italian Leather goods for men & women, including leather bags, leather handbags and purses, leather jackets and leather accessories such as wallets, gloves, belts and much more.
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5 Responses to And the green grass grows all around

  1. dearandi says:

    That green clutch is stunning!!! Love the leather on it and its unique design. I’ve been eyeing a green leather clutch for a while now, but that one is so much cooler!

    • Pierotucci says:

      Caterina Lucchi is an excellent Italian craftsman and they love to work with washed leather. All of our bloggin’ fans get a 5% discount (I will apply it at time of shipping), and of course the shipping on this bag is free.

  2. Konstantina says:

    I liked the green clutch too. The leather, the color, beautiful!

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