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Tuscan ItalianTuscan Italian

 

Hors D'Oeuvre

  • Cheese Torte layered with Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes and Pinenuts  surrounded by an assortment of Domestic & International Cheese and Seasonal Fresh Fruit
  • Herbed Polenta Rounds with Eggplant Mousse
  • Frittata Squares with Roasted Leeks, Zucchini, Wild Mushrooms and Cheese
  • Beef Carpaccio with Salsa Vert on a Crostini
  • Mushroom Caps with Herb Cream Cheese & Mushroom
    or  Spinach & Gorgonzola filling
  • Tuscan Vegetable Saute with Garlic, a touch of Balsamic Vinegar,
    fresh Oregano and Olive Oil
  • Rosemary-Lemon Grilled Chicken Satays with Pesto Dipping Sauce

Salads

  • Classic Caesar Salad:  Hearts of Romaine with our homemade Dressing,
     Herb Croutons and shredded Parmesan
  • Tuscan "Bread" Salad:  Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, White Beans, Mushrooms, Capers & cubes of Italian Bread, with Balsamic Dressing  &Parmesan Cheese
  • Salad Caprice: Slices of Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
    with Fresh Basil and Pesto Vinaigrette

Prima

  • Orzo Pasta tossed with Olive Oil, minced garlic and flecks of Sundried Tomato
  • Fettuccine: Garlic Shrimp & Basil-Mint Pesto, Portobello Mushrooms, Spinach and Pine Nuts, Roasted Asparagus, Tomatoes and Fennel, Tomatoes, Bacon, Arugula and Goat Cheese
  • Fusilli with Porcini Putanesca Sauce
  • Farfalle with Sundried Tomatoes and Arugula
  • Linguini with Chicken and Spicy Pesto Sauce
  • Rigatoni with Eggplant, Artichokes and Bell Pepper
  • Penne with Sausage, Peas and Mascarpone
  • Orechiette with Portobello Mushrooms, Arugula, Tomatoes and Brie

Secondo

  • Grilled Tournado of Beef Tenderloin
    Garnished with Salsa Verte: Fresh Basil, Garlic, Italian Parsley and Virgin Olive Oil
  • Braised Pork chops served with Tomatoes, Cream and Porcini Mushrooms
  • Filet of Swordfish with Mediterranean Salsa Vert:  finely chopped fresh Thyme, Garlic, Capers, Parsley, Green Olives, Lemon and Olive Oil
    Or, Saffron Orange Sauce
  • Breast of Chicken Sautés:
     "Piccata", with Lemon, Capers, White Wine and Garlic Butter Sauce
     "Marsala", with Tomato, Mushrooms, Garlic and Marsala Wine
    "Spumante" with Champagne Sauce and Grapes
  • Prawn Sauté with lots of Garlic, julienne Vegetables, fresh Basil and White Wine
  • Seared Filet of Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper and ground Almond Romesco

Solo

  • Sautéed Green Beans with Parmesan Cheese
  • Sautéed Baby Eggplant Halves with Mozzarella
  • Spinach Sautéed with Olive Oli and Garlic
  • Creamy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms or Gorgonzola Cheese
  • Zucchini Gratin with Tomato and Marjoram garnished with a mixture of parmigiano and reggiano chesses
  • Rosemary roasted Baby Red Potatoes
  • Sourdough Dinner Rolls with Butter & Garlic Bread

Dolce

  • Tiramisu
  • Assorted Biscotti

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