A slightly more elaborate recipe


  • 1 tablespoon of black pepper, coarsely ground for the occasion
  • 1 pound stew beef, cubed
  • 1 pig's foot (if you don't want to deal with a pig's foot, substitute a pound of pork or fatty beef, cubed)
  • 1 onion, minced
  • A rib of celery, minced
  • 1/2 a red pepper, minced
  • 1 carrot, minced
  • 1 pound peeled, seeded, and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups dry red wine (such as Chianti)
  • 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Boiling water or broth
  • 4 slices of Italian bread


Peposo Is A Specialty Of Impruneta, A Town Near Florence That's Famous For Its Terracottas. It's A Beef Stew, And Is A Fiery Exception To The Rule That Tuscan Cooking Is Bland, And Is Also One Of The Few Dishes To Have Provoked A General Strike.

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