By THE NATION
Andrea, from the acclaimed restaurant Cielo Relais La Sommità in Ostuni, southern Italy, will offer gourmet cuisine with the sublime flavors of Puglia to discerning diners at the La Tavola Restaurant.
Between tradition and experimentation, he will present a series of specially-designed menus inspired by seasonal cooking that reflects his philosophy of cooking with a passion for precision.
His menus include set dishes for lunch and dinner with optional wine paring from the house of “Conti Zecca” in the heart of Salento, Region of Puglia in Italy, and A La Carte offering some of his signature recipes.
His signature dishes reveal distinctive tastes that surprise the palate, inspired by culinary delights from all parts of Italy.
The menu will include antipasti of Mediteranean squid, apulian focaccia, tomato sponge and ink or Angus beef tartare, Parmiggiano Reggiano mousse and raspberry or Garden salad, Apulian bread soil and sour mayonnaise accompanied by Negroamaro, Rosato Tentazione, Donna Marzia, Salento IGP.
Try Tomato Gazpacho, strawberry and red prawns soup. Then enjoy a choice of pasta either Risotto with Caciocavallo cheese, melon and capper Pantelleria or Cold spaghetti, tuna tartare and chive accompanied by Vermentino Bianco, Donna Marzia, Salento IGP.
There will also be a selection of main course dishes such as Mashed salted cod fish on capsicum cream paired with Malvasia-Chardonnay “Luna Bianco”, Conti Zecca, Salento IGP or Lamb loin, Goat cheese, cherry confiture and kaffir lime to enjoy with Negroamaro Riserva “Liranu”, Conti Zecca, Leverano DOP.
Discover a choice of dessert including The Black Forest my way or Rocher Piedmont hazelnut mousse and chocolate accompanied by La Tavola’s Homemade Crema di Limoncello to sweeten up your memorable evening of Michelin star dining.