Homemade Chicken liver pate with pancetta - served with a red onion marmalade and crusty bread. £6.50
Fresh mussels Rossetti - cooked in garlic, white wine, parsley, tomato sauce and fresh chilli. Or if you prefer, with a garlic, onion, white wine, parsley and cream sauce. £7.50
Bruschetta mista con Buffalo Mozzarella - grilled ciabatta bread rubbed with fresh garlic and olive oil, topped with basil and fresh tomato, with buffalo mozzarella. Served with fresh basil pesto and olives. V £6.95
Arancini Siciliani - Typical Sicilian recipe. Risotto balls cooked with a hint of saffron, filled with mozzarella, breaded and deep fried. Served on a tomato sauce and garnished with pesto. £6.95
Garlic king prawns - cooked with garlic, white wine and flat leaved parsley. Served with crusty bread and salad leaves. £7.50
Involtini di Capra – Goats cheese wrapped in Parma Ham and Filo Pastry. Deep Fried and served with salad leaves, red onion marmalade.
Bresaola e prosciutto cured meat platter - Parma Ham, Bresaola (cured beef), slow roast tomatoes and rocket salad. Served with crusty bread and a lemon olive oil, balsamic glaze and pecorino shavings. £8.50
Foccacia – with fresh rosemary, sunblush tomatoes and sea salt - £4.50
Pizza style garlic bread - £4.20
Pizza style garlic bread & tomato & basil- £4.50
Rocket salad - £3.95
Mixed leaf salad - £3.50
Fries - £3.50
Pasta, speciality pasta and risotto
Spaghetti Rossetti - with chestnut mushrooms and pancetta, bound in a bolognese ragu with a touch of chilli. Simply delicious. £11.50
Spaghetti Carbonara - classic Spaghetti Carbonara. With egg yolks, cream and pancetta. £11.50
Seafood risotto (or with spaghetti if preferred) - with mussels, squid, monkfish, king prawns. Cooked in a white wine, garlic and tomato and fresh parsley sauce. Topped with a langoustine. £13.50
Risotto con pollo, melanzane e piselli - risotto cooked with chicken, garlic, aubergine and peas with a hint of sage. (can be served without the chicken as a vegetarian dish with added peppers and mushrooms. V)
Tagliolini al Fegato - with chicken liver and wild mushrooms. Flavoured with sage, a hint of butter for richness and served with parmesan shavings. Simple but delicious. £13.95
Tagliolini gamberi e zucchini - delicate handmade long style pasta, cooked with king prawns and courgette. In a simple olive oil and garlic sauce, with a hint of tomato and flat leaved parsley
Agnolotti alla gorgonzola, rucola e funghi – handmade pasta parcels filled with spinach and ricotta. Cooked in a rich blue cheese sauce bound in wilted rocket. V £13.95
Meat and fish dishes
Pollo Gorgonzola - grilled chicken breast, in a creamy blue cheese sauce with porcini mushrooms. Served with roasted potatoes and wilted spinach.
Vitello Rossetti - breaded veal escalope, topped with Parma ham and melted Fontina cheese. Served on a base of tomato sauce served with roasted peppers and potatoes.
Medaillioni di maile alla Marsala - Pan fried fillet of pork with sage, onion and marsala wine and a touch of cream and peppercorns. Served with spinach and a compote of garlic and rosemary roast potatoes, flavoured with peppers and chorizo. £18.50
Spezzatino di agnello - chunks of spring lamb rump, braised to total tenderness with peas in a garlic and white wine rosemary sauce. Served with roast potatoes and chard leaves and topped with deep fried crispy leeks. £17.95
Char grilled T-bone steak - simply grilled and served with salad, french fries and garlic mayonnaise. £26.50
Filetto Rossetti – grilled beef fillet served on a crouton, topped with pate or dolcelatte as preferred. Served with a wild mushroom and red wine reduction. With Roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. £26.50
Coda di Rospo - pan fried monkfish and king prawns, with a few mussels cooked in a garlic, white wine sauce with a touch of tomato and flat leaf parsley. Served with new potatoes. £19.95
Our meat is supplied by Padbury meats, from Padbury, Bucks.