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We live in the hilly outskirts of Florence in a quite special spot, amongst olive groves, vineyards, pine and oak woods. Coming from big cities and having lived abroad for many years, the wealth and variety of Italy's fruits and vegetables inspires us every day and the pace of the Tuscan countryside allows us enjoy it. We believe in the importance of respecting nature and that's why our cooking follows the year's seasons, avoiding chemically treated products. Although we pursued very different paths in life (Momi, a Milanese, is an architect and Jo, a Spaniard, works producing cultural events), we have always loved cooking for family and friends and that's how we first met... cooking for our children's after-school playgroup! Many dinners, lunches and picnics went by before we thought to join efforts and organise some special occasions in which we could share our culinary abilities and classic Tuscan flavours with others. The area is Impruneta (a small Chianti village with a precious square and church), is12 km from Firenze by a nice uphill road that goes through olive groves, vineyards, old Renaissance villas. It looks at Firenze from the top - 20 mins driving, 30-40 mins by bus. This is the exact position of the house: georeference "43.682163, 11.229222" you can copy & paste on googlemap or other maps or key it in a navigator. Often Jo's partner sits with us for lunch or dinner and if you bring children also our three children would be happy to join us! Feel free to request your own time and date for lunch or dinner.
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What to expect at Momi & Jo's place
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Jo was a warm and inviting hostess, who made our Eat With experience the highlight of our trip to Italy! She quickly made us feel welcome in her home, which is in an incredible setting overlooking the beautiful Tuscan landscape. We enjoyed Aperitivo at sunset, followed by a beautiful meal served outdoors in carefully arranged setting. Jo explained all of her creations to us as each was served, outlining the local ingredients used, which made the experience even more interesting. Delicious food, great company and a stunning setting made this an evening that we will never forget. Thank you Jo!
The food was very good. We had lemon pasta, salad, ricotta quiche, And chocolate flan with berries. All were sourced locally and produced organically. The wine served with each course was paired well. The dinner was served outdoor in a lovely setting. Jo was a wonderful host and my husband and enjoyed the conversation with her and her friend Mary Ann. We got so lost and were very late but Jo was very kind and gracious. If you have a GPS it still may be hard to find. Have Jo meet you at the Church. You will not be disappointed.