A beefed-up Christmas with Dario Cecchini

Dec 21, 2013 530

by Jojo Tulloh

Dario Cecchini is probably the most famous butcher in the world. His macelleria in the Chianti village of Panzano is a meat mecca – a walk-in encyclopedia of Tuscan food selling all cuts of beef, cooked meats, fresh lardo, salumi, ragus, sauces and seasonings.

The Cecchinis have been in the butchery trade for eight generations; little wonder that New York chef Mario Batali is one of many who have trekked to Panzano to learn from Cecchini's expertise.

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Source: http://www.ft.com/

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