LA TAVERNA DELLA TERRA DI MEZZO rises in the heart of one of the oldest palaces in Volterra. In this magical and enchanting environment you will be able to taste an exceptional tasting of typical dishes. Dishes of the Volterra food and wine tradition. Delicious also the fresh truffle dishes, such as scialatelli and tortelli.
Here, in the historic cellars of the palace, dating back to Roman times, is the Taverna della Terra di Mezzo. A very suggestive setting, where to taste sausages, cheeses, as well as a wide assortment of truffle products and Tuscan wines. The peculiarity of the venue is that you, during the wait, will be distracted while waiting in the Trolls Grotto. A mysterious place where reality joins the imagination.
At this Tuscan restaurant, which certainly benefits from the wonderful setting in which it is inserted, browsing the menu you will discover new unusual combinations of Tuscan cuisine. Here the kitchen is followed by chef Riccardo Agustoni, who recommends entrees that follow a trilogy of bruschette. Then follow the Maremma dishes with Chianina’s ragu. And finally, second courses with wild boar with olives and chocolates.
The restaurant’s kitchen dishes in la taverna della terra di mezzo, are a completely unpublished and surprising experience. In the menu find great classics of Tuscan cuisine and imaginative re-elaborations. Try, for example, chianina ravioli and porcini or guitar spaghetti with sardines, wild fennel, raisins and saffron: your taste buds hardly tasted something comparable.
LA TAVERNA DELLA TERRA DI MEZZO
However, they take up the wild boar tagliatelle, to the Florentine steak or Cinta Senese steak. Do not miss the desserts made strictly at home. Delight your palate while tasting the Latin sabor. A sweet mixture of vanilla ice cream with bourbon, biscuit, whipped cream and chocolate flakes. For those who want, you can buy typical products directly on site, such as: local wines like the Regola or the Canto della Civetta and also extra virgin olive oil and local pecorins.