“Knight is the former head chef of celebrated Venetian small plate restaurant, Polpetto. She made a name for herself cooking rich, comforting food—stewed pulses, crumbly meatball pizzetta, chickpea and anchovy crostini—the kind of food you’d like to come back to after a day of delayed trains and cold rain”.
Florence Knight’s perfect picnic: Make the most of summer’s last Bank Holiday weekend.
“Head chef Florence Knight has imbued the menu with her distinct sense of delicate flavors, texture, and color while keeping a devout focus on seasonality of produce.”
“Mismatched florals, salvaged materials, antique finds – the London home of Polpetto’s head chef is a lesson in good taste”.
“As I settle in for a quick coffee at my table in the front window of the restaurant – perhaps the best table for people watching in the whole of London – I catch a smiling Florence Knight out of the corner of my eye”.
“Knight is a very good cook. She has a deftness of touch and skilled hand, an innate understanding of what flavours work together, a massive respect for her ingredients”.
Kinfolk ask Florence Knight about what kind of grub she enjoys at home, how she likes living there and what pantry items she can’t live without.
“This isn’t a game-changer, it’s just completely enjoyable, straightaway the restaurant I’d choose to go to above all others in London, says David Sexton”.