Bollito misto

Preparation info
  • Serves

    10

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in
Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

  • About

La Colombina d’Oro was, until it shut in 1974, Soho’s only authentic North Italian restaurant. Owned by a truly remarkable lady, La Signora, it served wonderful tortelloni, ravioli, tagliatelle, risotti, cotechino e lenticchie, and the pinnacle of meat cookery, bollito misto. When La Signora (I never dared address her in the second person singular, always with the more respectful plural) died, her distraught husband locked the restaurant and never opened it again. The site remained empty bu