In news fresh in from the world of Massimo Bottura, the globally renowned Italian chef has launched 'Franceschetta58: At Home: The Shop', an evolution of the delivery service offered by his Modena bistro, headed up by young chef Francesco Vincenzi.
The idea? To create a digital gastronomic hub, highlighting the best local and traditional products in Italy's Emilia Romagna region in a range of carefully selected ingredients and produce, from pantry products to dishes ready to bring to the table.
Cetarese (a sauce made with ingredients from Cetara, including anchovies, pine nuts and capers) and fusilli pasta
Franceschetta58 At Home: The Shop
The portal not only highlights the vision of Franceschetta58, but the gastronomic offerings of other restaurants and producers in the region, similar to that of the Modena bistro, in order to offer the public a holistic view of Emilia Romagna.
Cold smoked trout with bergamot mayonnaise and trout eggs
The online offering ranges from the modernised hyper-territorial cuisine of Franceschetta58, to seafood dishes with a contemporary look at the Trattoria da Lucio, to the reinterpretation of the tradition of the Osteria Fratelli Pavesi.
Reducing waste in relation to packaging and transport is another ambition of the online shop, so they offer delivery in a single solution.
Sabbiosa cake with zabaglione and hot cherries
The idea of the platform is to increase the list of restaurateurs that interpret the territory, in order to give an even broader vision of Emilia Romagna and its food, while upholding the spirit of sharing and fun that has always characterised Franceschetta58.
Despite the challenges of national delivery throughout Italy, the spirit of irony and joy inherent in Bottura's bistro has not been diluted, thanks to the chef's entertaining podcasts, replete with stories and histories of the dishes on the menu.