Tuesday, March 10, 2009

#56 - 10 March 2009 - "Italian Inspiration" - Dinner for 9

Buongiorno! Preparations have begun for the next dinner party in Santa Rosa, tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. It is Italian-inspired and is based on some of the favorite items from past events through 12 Seasons Personal Chef & Sommelier Services (www.12seasonswinebar.com). Here is the menu:

“Italian Inspiration”
11 March 2009

Fried Hen’s Egg and Prosciutto Sandwich on Focaccia Bread
with Gremolata, Marinara & Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

Spinach Ravioli filled with Roasted Butternut Squash Puree
served with Browned Butter, Hazelnuts & Sage

Seared Tuna Steaks in Lemon & Mustard Caper Sauce

Veal, Pork and Beef Meatballs and Sauce Tomate with Pugliese Toast

Spring Greens, Heirloom Tomato & Basil Salad
with Roasted Garlic & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Macerated Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries & Blackberries
with Lemoncello Zabaglione & Polenta Crostata