|Life's uncertain, eat dessert first. Our dessert of the evening.|
Among the highlights of our stay at the lovely Villa Lecchi are the wonderful traditional dinners prepared by Laura's seventy-three year old mother. The first course last evening was the Ribollita a famous Tuscan soup, a hearty potage made with bread and vegetables. There are many variations but the main ingredients always include leftover bread, cannellini beans and vegetables. It's a good way to use left overs. Its name literally means "reboiled".
|Ribollita, the first course at dinner.|
|Troffi wih pesto sauce.|
The main course was wild boar served with side dishes of polenta and spinach. The boar was delicious, but it tasted more like beef than pork to me.
|Wild boar, the main course.|
We finished with a great dessert, panna cotta topped with a rich chocolate sauce.
(See photo above).
|I always finish my dessert. Yummy!|