What does sustainability mean for us

More and more often we hear about sustainability, and sustainability is one of the fundamental principles on which Podere Il Casale and the entire agricultural organism of the farm are based. But have you ever stopped to think what is

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Restaurant Reopening: what’s new?

Finally our organic farm restaurant of the farm reopens its doors to all of you! After this difficult period we start again one step at a time but with great enthusiasm and with many new features. We look forward to


Although the virus has hit our economy hard and changed our lives, nature follows its course and we follow it too. The organic vegetable garden of our farm continues to thrive, the fields, the vineyard and our animals have continue

Claudia’s Carrot Cake

[:en]Claudia’s Carrot Cake[:it]As a boy growing up in Switzerland, Ulisse always requested carrot cake for his birthday. His daughter-in-law Claudia, who is also a cook at the restaurant and responsible for the recipes in the cookbook, somehow got wind of

Capretto al Forno

Podere Il Casale is famous for its goat and sheep cheeses. On most days, they are the main treats for people living and working on the farm – meat is consumed rarely here, certainly not on a daily basis. However,

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Pasta class

During our Pasta class, our Chef teaches you how to make three different types of fresh Pasta and the best sauces to accompany them. This activity also includes a guided tour of the farm where you are actually going to

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Looking for white truffle

The white truffle is one of the most precious products offered by the earth. It grows in very specific conditions: damp soils, where the water does not stagnate, in symbiosis with oaks, willows, poplars. In Italy it grows in many

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Autumn, a season of precious fruits

In an organic farm like Podere Il Casale, every season has its importance and every season contributes to our “agricultural organization”. But there is one season a little different from the others, not so much for the quantity of products,

Let’s talk about Farm to Table

More and more often we hear about Farm To Table, but what does it mean and why is it very popular? The concept is very simple and obviously means from the Farm to the Table, but contains in itself many other small meanings and many important values. The

FarmLife: April, a wonderful period

It’s April, as you know nature in this period is making giant strides and a farm like ours that bases its essence on the rhythms of nature can only keep up. The weather this year was not exactly lenient, the

How to combine beers and cheeses

Cheese is a typical product of the Mediterranean area as another great excellence, wine. Wine and cheese as known is a great pairning. But what if we told you that craft beer is also perfectly matched to cheese? The tendency

Taste of Tuscany

Are you on holiday in Tuscany and want to try the best food and wine excellences in the area? There is no better way than to visit companies, learn about their philosophy and reality to be able to appreciate in