Tebaldo Lorini

Tebaldo Lorini was born on 2nd December 1943 in Borgo San Lorenzo (Firenze). As a deep lover of his land, he told about traditions, folklore, foods and wines in many books like, for example, the novel Il podere di Lutiano (The farm of Lutiano, Sarnus, 2010) winner of the «Angelo Berti», a relevant academic cooking premium, or the controversial Ricette proibite: Rane, asini, rondinotti, gatti e tartarughe nella tradizione alimentare (Banned recipes. Frogs, asses, barn shallows, cats and tortoises in alimental tradition, Sarnus, 2012).
Fancier and researcher of arts, he also wrote Arrigo Dreoni (1995), La terra dell’arte. Artisti mugellani tra Ottocento e Novecento (1998), Rutilio Muti. Sotto il cielo del Mugello (2000), Incontri di Enrico Visani con i grandi maestri del Novecento (2007) all published by Polistampa.
In 2018 he received a special award from Firenze-Europa Cultual Center for his studies of Tuscan traditions.

by Tebaldo Lorini