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Feasting In Florence

Posted by Nigella on the 23rd July 2012

I have been so remiss at my wittering here but just have to fill you in with some of the out-of-this-world food I've been eating while filming in Florence. Those of you following me on Twitter @NigellaLawson will have seen, but I wanted to share here too. Chief pleasures were the Florentine steaks at Il Latini and Buca Lapi and the pasta with wild boar at the latter was unforgettable too. Though I am still dreaming of their flourless, sugarless chocolate cake and would kill for the recipe, though I hope it doesn't come to that!

Florentine steaks at Il Latini
Gorgonzola Pizza
Gorgonzola, buffalo mozzarella and radicchio pizza at Baldovino

And I have to give a shout out to the giant, thin and crispy based pizza with Gorgonzola, buffalo mozzarella and radicchio pizza at Baldovino ( too. But I leave you with the coffee mousse ice cream at my favourite gelateria, Perche No (, every bit as heavenly as when I first ate it many, many years ago.

Ice Cream
Coffee Mousse Ice Cream at Perche No

Perhaps it's just as well that I'm home for a bit of Pilates and treadmill work before going off for my hols back in la Bella Italia any minute!

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