Recipe: spinach sformato with chicken livers

‘The sformato is a noble edifice – a typical example of the Italian urge to give classical form to even the simplest ideas’

The sformato could, of course, be eaten as is and thus qualify as a vegetarian dish. We tend to think of the meat coming first and vegetables being the “garnish”. Italians often think differently: here the vegetable plays lead and the livers provide the support.

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