If you long for Authentic Florida, complete with old beach cottages and cafes, historic fishing piers, exquisite beaches and nature preserves coupled with a nearby fishing community, Anna Maria Island and Cortez Village may be just what you need.
Try this delicious holiday recipe called Authentic Florida Vegetable Tian, created with fresh farmer's market produce in one simple dish that is both beautiful to look at - and to eat.
Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the simple pleasures of Florida living. We are passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether traveling, cooking, gardening or eating out. Each destination is personally experienced and every recipe tested - ensuring an "authentic" journey for you.