Christmas


Menu di Natale
For parties of 8 or more
Three courses - £32.00

Verdura e fagioli (vg)
My grandma’s recipe of greens and beans. In the south this kind of dish is known as cibo povero – food of the poor

Burrata con broccoli e alici
Creamy mozzarella with broccoli and anchovies (can be vegetarian)

Bruschetta con insalata di baccala’
Salt cod salad with pickled vegetables on toasted sourdough

Salumi di Castelpoto
Castelpoto is a mountain village famous in Sannio for its cured meats & sausages. Every summer there’s even a sausage festival. These cured meats are made with a sweet red pepper called Papaulo, native to the village. Served with round breadsticks & pickles

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‘Ndunderi con funghi, castagne e foglie di cavoletti
Ricotta dumplings with mushrooms, chestnuts & sprout tops

Calamari, zucca, ceci e cavolo nero
Squid, Crown Prince squash, black kale & chickpea stew

Troccoli alle vongole
Fresh pasta with clams, cherry tomatoes & white wine*

Lasagna Beneventana
Lasagna from my hometown Benevento is different from the more typical Bolognese version.
We make it with slow cooked local organic beef & pork ragu & meatballs, boiled eggs and ricotta, and of course freshly made pasta sheets & our family’s tomato sauce

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Tiramisu’
with espresso & rum

Torta ricotta e pera
A recipe from Amalfi with buffalo ricotta, pears & hazelnuts. Served semi-freddo (half frozen)

Bombolone con gelato
Brioche doughnut with Strega cream & ice cream

Caciocavallo e miele
Piquant cows’ cheese aged in mountain caves with honey from the village of Vitulano


If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements please let us know before ordering.
Nuts are present in our kitchen.  

Terms & conditions
A £10 per person deposit per person is required to secure the booking,
refundable with 72 hours’ notice of cancellation. 

Pre-order forms are needed a week before the dinner, plus any particular dietary requirements. 

*Clams are generally available in December, however there are times when the weather is bad and it isn’t possible to get them. In such a case the alternative dish will be
 
Troccoli con colatura di alici
Fresh pasta with anchovy essence from the Amalfi coast, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chilli & tomatoes