Osteria Francescana

Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef

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Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to Bottura’s twenty‐five year career and the evolution of Osteria Francescana, his three Michelin star restaurant based in Modena, Italy. Divided into four chapters, each one dealing with a different period, the book features 50 recipes and stories explaining Bottura’s inspirations (including the music and art that motivates him), ingredients, and techniques. Follow Bottura as he pries, pokes and questions the authority of tradition, and in result creates whimsical dishes with a wink such as Memory of a Mortadella Sandwich, Tortellini Walking on Broth, and Oops! I Dropped the Lemon Tart!

Osteria Francescana

Massimo Bottura is the chef patron of Osteria Francescana since 1995, a three Michelin star restaurant based in Italy. Massimo grew up in Modena and developed an interest in cooking after watching the women in his family preparing meals. In 1986, he left a law degree to open his first restaurant and went on to develop his love of food with stages.

Massimo Bottura: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef

Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to three-michelin star restaurant, Osteria Francescana and the twenty-five year career of its chef, Massimo Bottura, 'the Jimi Hendrix of Italian chefs'. Voted #1 in the S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2016.

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