This butcher’s shop, a miniature gastronomic paradise, is to be found under the porticoes of Piazza Livio Bianco, in Turin’s Mirafiori Nord neighbourhood. If you talk to the owner Michele, you’ll discover that he is a passionate gastronome and he’ll tell you how he chooses and prepares his products. He buys Piedmontese fassone veal from farms in the region, and sells Piedmontese ox and capon at Christmas, and sambucano lamb in winter and spring. Always on sale are Carmagnola grey rabbit, guinea fowl and chicken from a poultry farm in Pralormo. Also available are products in jars such as meat ragù, meatballs in sauce, fassotin (meat boiled in gelatine), home-smoked beef, vacuum-packed boiled veal, and veal stuffed with herbs to be eaten cold in slices. The range is rounded off by artisan pasta, a choice cheese selection, including ewe’s milk testun, rice from Vercelli and a number of fine Italian wines.