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Brutto : A (Simple) Florentine Cookbook Hardback



'Brutto is actually bellissimo. A perfect cookbook for lovers of true Tuscan food. Simply brilliant.'- STANLEY TUCCIBrutto ma buono - ugly but good.

This is the food of Florence - rigorously simple, few ingredients, exceptionally good. Anchovy with cold butter and sourdoughPenne with tomato and vodkaSausages with braised lentils and mustardRoasted squash with borlotti bean and salsa verdeCountry-style bread and tomato salad3-ingredient meringue hazelnut cookiesThe food of Florence rests on humble ingredients - not many - brought together in the rough-and-ready style of everyday cooking with flavour at its heart. This stunning brand-new cookbook offers outstanding recipes from Russell Norman's acclaimed new restaurant, Trattoria Brutto, alongside an ode to one of Italy's most beloved cities, Florence, and specifically the bohemian district of Santo Spirito. Including Russell's captivating stories and insider advice, Brutto is a proudly fuss-free recipe book to use every day, wherever you are, and an joyous tribute to Italy's greatest rustic cuisine.


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