Arista alla Florentina

Roast Loin of Pork Florentine Style

Preparation info

  • 4–6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

  • About

The food of Florence is characterised by simplicity and elegance and, above all, quality of ingredients. The Florentines make the English seem positively fancy in their desire to leave food ‘un-mucked about with’. This dish uses three ingredients which are readily and superbly available at La Cacciata: free-range pork, rosemary (a large bush outside the kitchen door) and, of course, the Belcapos’ Umbrian nectar, extra virgin olive oil.

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