Italian cuisine is famous around the world for its richness and diversity.
Typically prepared with fresh ingredients from recipes spanning generations, Italian food is an integral part of Italian heritage and one of the country’s main cultural exports.
I was living in Rome at the time and I went to visit my friends Andrea and Rachel who lived in Florence.
They took me to a fabulous restaurant called Garga in the center of Firenze (Florence).
It's an approach that has won him three Michelin stars and a top ten place on the World's 50 Best Restaurant list.
is a tribute to Bottura's twenty-five year career and the evolution of Osteria Francescana.
They are passed on from generation to generation and many of them are paper clipped bound, stuffed in a kitchen drawers, faded, pencil written index cards that are stained with olive oil or marinara sauce.