Loc. San Donato, 6
53037 San Gimisgnano (Siena), Italy
Skype: fattoria.san.donato
Phone: +39 0577 941616 / +39 0577 942281
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We all know that wine is made to be drunk, and yet at San Donato we love to cook with it; we believe it adds to our recipes that certain pizzazz that makes them especially tasty. This is why most of our Advent Calendar recipes have wine in it, which makes them all extra allure! This is one of those dishes that are perfect for the cold winter evenings, best to be enjoyed  with friends sitting by the fire while sipping a glass of Chianti Colli Senesi, preferably of

If you love nuts, dried fruit and chestnuts then this is the recipe for you. Easy and fast to make, castagnaccio does require the best ingredients to ensure a truly successful dessert. A rustic cake with an history, prepared by poorer Tuscan families since the 1500, it's the autumnal Tuscan dessert par excellence, perfect for breakfast, merenda or after lunch or dinner treat! Of course, as with every traditional tuscan dish, every family has a different recipe with slight variation - or not so slight considering they can

Fire it up!  This is genuinely one of the most appreciated dishes in San Donato, where savoury and sweet meet in a deliciously juicy dish.  It is also one of those spectacular recipes that are worth the open kitchen show in the middle of a fancy restaurant and yet they are so easy to make you might not believe. All you need is good sausages and our Vin Santo. Maximum effect and minimum effort! INGREDIENTS 4 sausages Bay leaves q.b.Extra virgin olive oil q.b.1 cup Vinsanto On a very hot pan drizzle a

How to pair Vernaccia di San Gimignano Benedetta and Chianti Colli Senesi selection Fiamma. We all know cheese and wine are simply a match made in heaven and yet that does not mean that one could pair any cheese with any wine. Here is where we come along to the rescue with a simple guide that will help us pair our wonderful Fattoria San Donato with the best cheeses. This is the first episode, where you will be lucky enough to meet the wines dedicated to two

Think of a golden, savoury, velvety coat for your turkey and then think of pairing it with the wonderful Vernaccia di San Gimignano, selection Angelica.  If your mouth’s already watering, no worries, because so is ours, since today we are preparing a San Donato classic: Tacchino allo zafferano! A recipe that allows us to use all 3 of the San Gimignano Golds: Vernaccia, Saffron and Extra Virgin olive oil.  San Gimignano is not only famous for its towers, its crisp white wine and extra virgin olive oil, it is also

The 2022 vintage at Fattoria San Donato "This 2022 in Fattoria San Donato kept us on our tiptoes for the entire year and yet it gifted us with what appears to be a truly excellent vintage."— Andrea Lo Presti, Cellar Master Now that we have gotten to the end of the 2022 harvest, it’s time to for us to sum up what this 2022 vintage was like for us! WINTER As soon as last year’s harvest (2021) was done, in October, we immediately started preparing the soil and looking after

Ingredients Pici senesi (or other fresh pasta) a white onion (or even better a bunch of spring onions) some slices of rigatino (Tuscan stretched pancetta) cut into thin strips one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 1 pack of saffron pistils from San Gimignano salt and pepper Tuscan pecorino Preparation Heat the oil with the rigatino then add the finely sliced ​​onion. Cover and let it dry. With low heat, add salt, pepper and the saffron dissolved in a few tablespoons of hot broth. Cook the pici in boiling

You take stale slices of Tuscan bread (the one without salt), you soak them in water (preferably from the spring) and then squeeze and mix it with the basil leaves, finely chopped onions, sliced ​​tomatoes, thinly sliced ​​cucumbers, salt and pepper … and plenty of extra virgin Tuscan olive oil. Then you leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours, once you have removed it, and CAREFUL then only, add a little vinegar and few more basil leaves. The result is a delicious dish, especially perfect

Call it as you like, this is an easy, tasty and simply wonderful you can’t go wrong with. All you need is good bread, wonderful extra-virgin olive oil, garlic and salt. Toast the bread, rub some garlic on the bread, a pinch of sald and last but not least a generous round of Tuscan extra-virgin olive oil that gives it the typical bitter—ish kick. Your Bruschetta is ready!

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