Artists Maddine and Joe are back from Italy and will offer a menu with specialties from the Italian Renaissance
Dried Fig and Walnut Crostino with Salame
Pecorino Cheese Aged in "Vinaccia" (Fermented Grape Skins)
Wine Pairing: Ottella Lugana 2015 a light, crisp white from the Veneto
Cappellacci di Zucca alla Ferrarese
Home made HAT shaped pasta stuffed with pumpkin aromatic style in the antique Ferrara tradition
Wine Pairing: We continue with Lugana
PEPOSO : Beef Stewed in Tomatoes and Peppercorns
According to the legend this classic Tuscan dish dates to the 15th century during the construction of the cathedral of Florence. Architect Brunelleschi's crew allegedly placed pots containing PEPOSO in kilns along with bricks that were fired to build the dome.
Wine Pairing: Villa Capezzana Carmignano 2010 This blend of San Giovese and Cabernet Sauvignon has its origins in the 16th century when Catherine de Medici, Queen of France had the Cabernet vines planted in her native Tuscany.
SIDE DISH : Sauteed String Beans with Toasted Hazelnuts
Poached Pears & Ice Cream with Red Wine Reduction
Wine Pairing: La Capanna Moscadello di Montalcino 2011