Another Day, Another Paladar

Thank you for joining us! Here are the menu and wine pairings for Italia Rustica.

|Antipasto Plate
Summerwhite Peaches in White Balsamic Vinegar and Pink Peppercorns
Gorgonzola Dolce from Cowgirl Creamery
Prosciutto di Parma
Toasted Walnuts
|Desiderio Jeio Prosecco Brut
|Prosecco Sorelle Bronca di Valdobbiadene (the clear crowd favorite)

|Bruschetta with Kalamata Olives and South Dakota Celebrity and Big Beef Tomatoes
|Ricotta-Stuffed Squash Blossoms
|Summer Greens with Shaved White Sweet Corn, Parmesan and Rose and Nasturtium Petals
|Viansa Vittoria Carneros Pinot Grigio (2005)

|Angel Hair Spaghetti in Goat Cheese Lemon Cream Sauce
|Anselmi San Vicenzo Veneto Bianco (2005)

|Mock Porchetta (Tuscan "Big Pig") with Braised Onions and Potatoes
|Caramelized Onion and Sage Fritatta
|Mauro Molino Dolcetto D'Alba (2003) (those missing a certain favorite Dolcetto may find this a worthy substitute)

|Anise Panna Cotta with Spiced Rhubarb
|Coffee courtesy of Marc Greenberg and the gracious folks at Cafe La Semeuse (Try it-- never bitter, we swear.)

Coming next: Dirty South. Soon.