Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Venetian Cat Le Bistrot de Venise Lunch Menu


VENETIAN CAT

Le Bistrot de Venise

Lunch Menu for Two


70 euro, all inclusive




Appetizer

Nido de Gambari - Nest of Prawns & Raisins. From the Anomino Veneziano (Anonymous Venetian) 14th century cookbook, a crunchy pasta "nest" filled prawns, raisins and grapes, seasoned with fresh orange juice and lightly spiced.



Risotto

Risotto con codornices - Risotto with quail
. From an 18th century Comedy by the playwright, Carlo Goldoni.

or

Risotto mantecato di zucca con scampi e julienne di zucchine - Pumpkin Risotto with scampi tails and zucchini (which may be substituted with seasonal vegetables)

(Did you ever wonder why risotto is cooked for two? It's because it takes all of one cook's effort for about 15 minutes, from the preparation to the constant stirring)



Dessert

According to the season

Example: Cioccolato de Culo coi Pevarini e Zaleti - Spiced chocolate wtih traditional white pepper & corn biscuits -
from the time of Goldoni, 18th century



Glass of House Wine and Mineral Water included

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