Published on 2nd August 2016 by

Miscreant Masterchef: Prison food is something that most of us would happily live without trying. Yet in the culinary heartland of Italy a restaurant at a Tuscan jail is so popular that diners need to book months in advance.

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Behind the maximum security walls, acclaimed chef Cristiano Tomei works with the prisoners to prepare a seven course banquet for a packed restaurant. As murderers mingle with masterchefs at this picturesque 15th century fortress, the prison director underlines the importance of maintaining links with the local community and its food.”This is Tuscany – a culture associated with the joy of the table”.

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