What questions should you ask your butcher to get a great cut of meat? Why do the
vegetables here taste different and can I get vegetables that taste as good at home?
How do you buy good pasta?
Come explore Florence’s central market from a chef’s point of view. Learn how to
shop for produce, meat and gourmet condiments. Taste exceptional olive oils and
balsamic's. Meet some of my favorite vendors, and taste their products.
Along the way I’ll give you tips and tricks for ways to use some of the products
we see, back home. And tell you a little bit about the history of Florence’s Central
After, we’ll head back to the kitchen and
learn to cook with some of the extraordinary products we’ve just seen.
Ginger with Sonia at the Central Market
with a pig chopping block she got from
Perini after her private tasting