European Inspired... New Zealand Made.

Welcome to Traditionally Tuscan,
a Christchurch based wholesale
bakery specialising in authentic
Tuscan sweet treats.

Established in 2000, Traditionally Tuscan is a producer of a range of handcrafted Tuscan dolce inspired by our family connection to Siena , and it is our aim to create authentic Tuscan delicacies using traditional methods and recipes. Our wholesale bakery is based in Christchurch, and we retail our products through a number of specialty food stores throughout New Zealand.

The Story So Far...

We are often asked how it is that two South Africans come to be making authentic Italian dolce in New Zealand!
The story begins with Gianni’s family.  Nonna Lida would send Panforte every Christmas to her son Carlo in South Africa.
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Cuisine Awards 2012

The pretty paper package is tied with brown string and stamped with a red wax seal – open it and the rich aromas of fruit and spices rise up to greet you. Paula Barbafiera’s taken care to ensure that her panforte di Siena is every bit as authentic...
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Introducing Panforte

Panforte is the sweet spice and nut cake of the Tuscan city Siena, its origins dating back in time to before the first medieval Crusades. In accordance with ancient tradition, 17 ingredients go into the making of this cake in honour of the 17 contrade or
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