Homemade Chicken Liver Pate with pancetta - served with red onion marmalade and crusty bread. £6.50
Fresh Mussels Rossetti - cooked in garlic, white wine, parsley and fresh tomato sauce with chilli or with garlic, white wine, parsley and cream sauce if preferred. £7.50
Bruschetta con mozzarella di buffalo - grilled ciabatta bread rubbed with fresh garlic and olive oil, topped with basil and fresh tomato. Served with buffalo mozzarella and artichoke salad. Served with fresh basil pesto and olives V £6.95
Portobello gratinati - flat portobello mushrooms baked with garlic and thyme. Topped with sunblush tomatoes, breadcrumbs and crispy pancetta with a mustard cream sauce. (can be served as a vegetarian option without pancetta. £6.95
Gamberi al'aglio - King prawns simply cooked with olive oil, garlic, white wine and flat leaved parsley. Served with crusty bread and dressed salad leaves. £7.95
Involtini di Capra - goats cheese wrapped in prosciutto and filo pastry. Deep fried and served with salad and red onion marmalade. £7.95
Pasta and Risotto
Seafood Risotto (or spaghetti) - with mussels, squid, clams, monkfish and king prawns. Cooked in a white wine, garlic and tomato and fresh parsley sauce. Topped with a langoustine. £13.50
Risotto al Funghi Salvaggi - a simple wild mushroom risotto, flavoured with thyme, garlic a touch of white wine and bound with taleggio cheese. £12.95
Spaghetti with Meatballs - homemade meatballs made with beef and pork mince. Cooked in a rich tomato sauce with garlic and pancetta. £12.50
Tagliatelle al Salmone e Asparigi - Tagliatelle simply tossed with smoked salmon, cream, onions, fresh asparagus & topped with crispy leeks. £13.50
Tagliatelle al Fegato - fine ribbons of pasta with chicken liver and wild mushrooms. Flavoured with sage, a hint of butter for richness and served with parmesan shavings.
Gnocchi al Forno - baked gnocchi with Italian sausages and taleggio cheese. Cooked with a pancetta and tomato ragu. A hearty and satisfying dish. Chilli recommended.
Gnocchi di Collina - gnocchi simply tossed with goats' cheese and roasted peppers. Flavoured with garlic and thyme and a red onion marmalade, served on a bed of spinach. Garnished with pesto. V £11.95
Meat and fish dishes.
Melanzane Ripiene - a dish from home. Oven baked aubergine with pork and beef mince with melted taleggio cheese. Served on a bed of greens, roast potatoes and a pesto dressing. £16.95
Pollo Gorgonzola con Funghi Porcini - chicken breast in a creamy blue cheese sauce with Porcini mushrooms. Served with roast potatoes and wilted spinach. £16.95
Spezzatino di Agnello - chunks of lamb rump braised to total tenderness with peas, in a garlic and white wine rosemary sauce. Served with roast potatoes and greens and topped with crispy leeks. £18.50
Saltimbocca di Maile - breaded escalope of pork fillet. Topped with prosciutto and taleggio cheese. Served on runner beans in a fresh tomato sauce and with rosemary and garlic roast potatoes. £16.95
Filleto Rossetti - grilled beef fillet served on a grilled ciabatta base, topped with pate or dolcelatte as preferred. Served with a wild mushroom and bone marrow red wine reduction or peppercorn sauce if preferred. With roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. £27.50
Catch of week - white fish of the week (please ask) served on a compote of fresh baby plum tomatoes cooked with white wine, garlic and flat leaved parsley. Served with zucchini and potatoes and a caper and olive dressing. £TBC