Bracali and the Revolution in Tuscan Cuisine

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About the Book

A self-taught culinary virtuoso, Francesco Bracali is one of Italy’s top chefs. He and his brother, Luca, a sommelier, own the two-Michelin-stars restaurant Bracali in Massa Marittima, Tuscany. Once an unpretentious tavern run by their parents, the brothers turned it into a fine dining place where they revisited the region’s rich gastronomic traditions in an innovative way.
Their revolutionary approach—a novelty at first—today boasts international recognition. This book examines Tuscany’s culinary history and analyzes the Bracali brothers’ interpretation of traditional dishes and fine wine.

About the Author(s)

Roberto Curti is an Italian film historian and a contributor to periodicals and to books published in Italy, Great Britain and Spain. He lives in Cortona, Italy.

Bibliographic Details

Roberto Curti
Forewords by Fausto Arrighi, Aldo Fiordelli and Enzo Vizzari
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 137
Bibliographic Info: 20 photos, appendix, index
Copyright Date: 2018
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6981-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3159-2
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments  vi
Foreword by Fausto Arrighi  1
Foreword by Aldo Fiordelli  3
Foreword by Enzo Vizzari  6
Prologue  7
One—Deep in the Heart of Tuscany  9
Two—On the Way to the Stars  38
Three—Classicity and Experimentation  75
Appendix: The World According to Bracali  99
Index  127