The new cookbook from the award-winning restaurateur, writer, broadcaster, and founder of POLPO.
Russell Norman is an award-winning restaurateur, writer and broadcaster, and the founder of the POLPO restaurant group. Norman's book POLPO - A Venetian Cookbook (of Sorts) was published by Bloomsbury and won Waterstones Book of the Year 2012. In 2014 he presented The Restaurant Man, a six-part prime-time documentary for BBC2, and his second book SPUNTINO - Comfort Food (New York Style) won the 2016 Guild of Food Writers Award for best food and travel book. He is a contributing editor for Esquire magazine and writes a monthly column as 'The Accidental Cook'. He opened his fully booked Trattoria Brutto in 2021 to universal acclaim and a long waiting list.
Russell Norman is among the brightest stars of the
British food scene ... In Venice, he returns to the
recipes of that most inspirational Italian city *
Offers a rare insight into the beating heart of the city * i *
Wonderful... the dishes are simple but inspired * Evening Standard on POLPO *
POLPO does what a great cookbook should do: it makes you urgently want to cook and breaks new territory * Daily Telegraph on POLPO *
A present for the greedy gourmets in your life * Observer on POLPO *
Delicious * Mail on Sunday on POLPO *
Gorgeous * Daily Mail on POLPO *