‘Nicole is smart and generally brilliant’ – Yottam Ottolenghi – Nicole Pisani – head chef at Ottolenghi’s Nopi turned head chef at a London primary school – is one of the most exciting food talents around today. In this vibrant and beautiful cookbook she shares a treasured collection of recipes influenced by the many countries she’s cooked in and the many chefs she’s cooked with. Salt. Butter. Bones celebrates what each of these ingredients represent: taste, flavour and the essence of everything. Every recipe explores bold flavours and innovative pairings and yet retains an elegant simplicity – by treating each ingredient with the reverence it deserves. On top of chapters on fridge and larder staples; breakfast with friends; what to cook at the end of the day; and feasts to share with loved ones, Nicole explains some of the most innovative techniques in cooking today, ones that she developed during her many years as a chef in London’s top restaurants, making them adaptable for home-cooking. Innovative and evocative, Salt. Butter. Bones is a is a celebratory cookbook that captures the elegance of simple ingredients, written by one of the most dynamic, inquisitive chefs around.