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1927 East Passyunk Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
215.271.5626
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Dinner with Cookbook Writer Domenica Marchetti at Le Virtù

Glorious Vegetables of Italy

Thursday, October 24th
6:30pm
PRICE: $75, including wine pairings (excluding tax & gratuity)
Space limited; call 215.271.5626 to reserve.

Domenica Marchetti is one of the most authoritative writers on Italian food working in America today. She’s published five cookbooks, and contributes to many national publications, including The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune, as well as numerous online sources including American Food Roots (www.americanfoodroots.com) and her own Domenica Cooks (www.domenicacooks.com).

On Thursday, October 24th, we’ll be hosting a dinner featuring recipes from her new book, The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, which is incredibly researched and revelatory. The dinner will feature a bread course and 5 courses with wine pairings. Copies of her books will be on sale during the event and Domenica will be on hand to sign books and talk about “la cucina italiana.”

Bread service:
Cherry tomato and red onion focaccia
Pizza bianca with roasted fennel
Assorted grilled flatbreads

Antipasto
Chicory salad with anchovy dressing

Zuppa
Ribollita

Primo
Winter risotto with butternut squash and Tuscan kale

Secondo
Whole roasted suckling pig “porchetta”

Contorni
Roasted fennel with sultanas and chilli pepper
Roasted romanesco with anchovy sauce
Winter cauliflower salad
Celery root, potato, mushroom

Dolci
Autumn spiced pumpkin semifreddo, sweet potato fritelle, mocha sauce, toasted pumpkin seeds