Typical recipes of Siena
Typical dishes of Sienese tradition
Visiting a city also means delving into its culinary culture by tasting traditional dishes.
This guide to typical Siena recipes is a journey through Sienese gastronomy. Find out all about the key ingredients on the table, the origin of some dishes, where to taste them and how to make them at home. Siena has a very old tradition of first courses, meat dishes, rich dishes and simple dishes. Join this tour of taste and smell.
Discover all the typical recipes from the city of Siena.
Pan co’ Santi
The bread that smells like autumn As soon as autumn begins, walking through the alleys of Siena’s old town, you
Traditional Sienese appetizer Crostini are almost always served at the beginning of a typical Sienese lunch or dinner. Delicious slices
Cinta Senese pigs
A wonderful product of ancient origin. Cinta Senese is a hardy breed of pig, which was probably already bred in
The traditional peasant dish Sienese ribollita originally began as a poor man’s dish. A bread-based stew packed with ingredients and
Market in Piazza del Campo
The arts, crafts and delicacies of Siena’s ‘grand market’ have enlivened Piazza del Campo since the Middle Ages. As per