South West England—Tuscany  Celebration Wine Dinner
Michael Caines at ABode Exeter
Thursday 10th April 2008
Ross Melling, Executive Head Chef

Tuscan canapés

Zuppa di fagioli; fegatelli di pollo con gremolata; panzanella
Sponsored by Westcountry Fine Foods

Pebblebed Brut Sparkling rosé

Tomato and olive bread with Tuscan extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar

Brixham crab raviolo, braised cavolo nero, lemon purée and crab emulsion
Sponsored by Kingfishers and Dartmoor Provisions

Sharpham Barrel Fermented 2006
La Suvera 2007 Toscana IGT Badia di Morrona

Main course
48-hour red wine braised beef brisket, roasted fennel,
Jerusalem artichokes and red wine sauce
Sponsored by Turtons and Dartmoor Provisions

A Sirio 2003 Toscana IGT San Gervasio

Cheese course
Quickes extra mature cheddar and Tuscan pecorino from Valdera,
candied walnuts and pumpkin jam
Sponsored by Quickes Traditional

Veneroso Toscana IGT 2004 Tenuta di Ghizzano

Tuscan olive oil panna cotta, pickled golden raisins, grape sorbet
and pistachio nougatine
Sponsored by Vino, the Fresh Olive Company and H&B Foods

Sommavite Vin Santo Castellani

Coffee &  petit fours
Limoncello dark chocolate truffles
frittelle  di riso
cantuccini di Prato
Sponsored by Matthew Clark and H&B Foods

With grateful thanks to Pebblebed and Sharpham, and to the producers of Valdera, Toscana for supply of wines and cheeses

Ross Melling Marc Millon Simone Brogi

Ross Melling demonstrating the Celebration menu in the Festival Cookery Theatre. Simone and I are eager tasters.

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