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eat like an italian……tasting menu

tasting menu 80pp {min.2p - whole table}

 

ANTIPASTI

assorted olives with sage, chilli & rosemary 8

duck liver parfait ‘toscani’ & recioto ‘gelatina’ 16

wood baked tomato, eggplant & basil ‘parmigiana’ 18

south coast sardine fillets ‘in saor’, orange, pine nuts & currants 19

grilled hawkesbury river calamaretti, fermented chilli, radicchio & ink 21

king brown mushrooms, jerusalem artichoke & truffle butter 25

berkshire ‘porchetta’, apple mostarda, watercress, crackling & fennel salsa 21

‘zeppole calabrese’ sourdough fritters, anchovy & straciatella 18

cime di rapa al aglio e olio, chilli & pangrattato 18

SALUMERIA

wagyu bresaola, rucola, lemon & aged reggiano 16

prosciutto san daniele, gnocco fritto & straciatella 19

calabrian chilli n’duja, organic friarelli peppers
& olive 14

fennel salamino, ‘cippoline’, pickled radish & pecorino ‘macco’ 15

 

PIATTI DEL GIORNO

MONDAY lunedi

twice cooked duck legs, lentils, radicchio marmellata & pancetta 39

TUESDAY martedi

maialino’ wood roast berkshire pork belly, stone fruit mostarda & cime di rapa 38

WEDNESDAY mercoledi

salt crusted jack’s creek wagyu strip loin ‘tagliata’, celeriac & tarragon remoulade & horseradish 39

THURSDAY giovedi

wood roast bannockburn chicken, brussel sprouts, n’duja & fennel salsa verde 38

FRIDAY venerdi

fish of the day market price

SATURDAY sabato

flinder’s island lamb rump ‘stracotto’, garlic scapes, baby fennel, ‘bagna cauda’ & mint 38

DOLCI

tira mi su 16

house made gelato of the day 15

flourless Amedei chocolate torte, salted caramel popcorn & chocolate & whiskey ‘sorbetto’ 16

caramelised lemon curd tart & clotted cream 16

biscotti plate {for two}- cantuccini, panforte, torrone & chocolate ‘salame’ 18

baked brioche & butter ‘bisciola’, walnut, fig & chestnut, amaretto zabaglione 17

~ FORMAGGI ~

selection of imported italian cheeses served with dried fruits, nuts & pane carasau one 17 | two 28 | three 37

BLU di CAPRA - soft, rich, medium blue
LOMBARDIA, ITALIA {goat}

TESTUN AL BAROLO - mixed milk, matured in nebbiolo grape must
PIEMONTE, ITALIA {cow}

FIORE SARDO DOP - hard sheep’s milk pecorino, lightly smoked
SARDEGNA, ITALIA {sheep}

BRUNET - soft, mild goat’s cheese, white washed rind
PIEMONTE, ITALIA {goat}

CACIO di BOSCO TARTUFATO - semi hard, fragrant, earthy truffle flavours flavours
TOSCANA, ITALIA {cow}

ROBIOLA di PECORA - soft cheese, mild, salty undertones & barnyard notes
PIEMONTE, ITALIA {sheep}

 

PIZZA

All our pizzas are naturally risen for 48 hours, 100% handmade in our Neapolitan wood fired oven & using buffalo bocconcini 24

 

PIZZA BIANCA

{ quattro formaggi } gorgonzola, straciatella, reggiano, fior di latte & walnut pesto

{ patate } potato, taleggio, pancetta & rosemary

{ verde } cavolo nero, cicoria, fermented chilli & ricotta salata

 

PIZZA ROSSA

{ diavolo } finocchiona salami & chilli

{ rucola } prosciutto san daniele, rucola & reggiano

{ margherita } fior di latte, basil & extra virgin olive oil

{ puttanesca } anchovy fillets, olive, caper, oregano & reggiano

 

PASTA

cavatelli al ragú di agnello
hand rolled cavatelli, suckling lamb, tomato & red wine ragú 29

tagliatelle ai funghi
chestnut tagliatelle, porcini & pine mushroom ragu, ricotta salata 32

spaghetti alla chittara con granchio
squid ink spaghetti alla chittara, ballina spanner crab, cuttlefish, samphire & panegrattato 35

agnolotti del plin
macleay valley rabbit & mortadella agnolotti, cicoria, rabbit sugo & gremolata 34

tajarin al tartufo
house made tajarin, terra preta black truffle, aged reggiano & salt cured egg yolk 52

 

CONTORNI e INSALATE

wood baked rosemary focaccia 8

‘calabrian peperonata’ pan fried red peppers & potatoes 10

green beans ‘aglio e olio’ 11

caprese’ tomato, buffalo bocconcini & basil 18

radicchio, pear & pecorino 9

 

DESSERT WINE

{ by the glass 60ml }

2014 Donnafugata ‘Ben Rye’ Passito di Pantelleria SICILIA, ITALY 18

2011 Buglioni Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOC VENETO, ITALY 24

2011 Sorelle Palazzi Vin Santo Trebbiano Malvasia TOSCANA, ITALY 16

 

FORTIFIED

NV Quinta de la Rosa 10yo Tawny Port DUORO VALLEY, PORTUGAL 16

NV Campbells Merchant Prince Rare Muscat RUTHERGLEN, VICTORIA 29

NV Seppelt DP63 Muscat RUTHERGLEN, VICTORIA 16

NV Sanchez Romate ‘Cisneros’ Pedro Ximenez JEREZ, SPAIN 16

 

TÉ AND CAFFÉ

Espresso & Ristretto 4

Caffé 5

T2: French Earl Grey, Chamomile, Peppermint, Marrakech Green Tea & English Breakfast 5

 
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