Where else do you expect the year's most-anticipated cookbook to come from, if not from the man behind London's hottest restaurants? Russell Norman's Polpo: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts) is a love letter to Venice and its bacaros (tiny bars serving snacks) on which he based his string of hit London restaurants: Polpo, Polpetto and da Polpo.
Coming from the perspective of a food lover rather than a chef, the recipes aim to answer Russell's eternal question: "What should I have for lunch today?" Die-hard Polpophiles can ask the man himself some questions, as Anthropologie in London are hosting a Q&A book signing with Russell Norman complete with ciccheti snacks and spritz cocktails for 50 lucky guests on 25 September. Tasty...
Polpo: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts) (Bloomsbury, £25) is available in Anthropologie stores and online now
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