Events / Dinner

The Beauty of Basilicata

Thu, March 14, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Luigi Diotaiuti

Al Tiramisu - Washington, D.C.

Nestled between Apulia and Campania in Southern Italy, Basilicata is a mountainous region known for its vibrant food culture. Luigi Diotaiuti, an Italian native and D.C. superstar with a personality to match his bold cooking, has designed a phenomenal menu in homage to the cuisine of this beautiful and beloved area.

Event photos taken by Joan Garvin.

Menu

  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Pecorino Moliterno with Wild Honey
    • Fava Bean Purée with Sautéed Chicory on Endive
    • Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Bocconcini on Olive–Parmesan Bread
    • Spring Herb and Grilled Vegetable–Filled Torta Salata
    • Gemin Prosecco di Valdobbiadene NV
    • iGreco Filù Bianco 2011
    • iGreco Catà Rosso 2011
  • Dinner
    • Baccala Montecato Lucano
    • Mashed Salt Cod with Sun-Dried Sweet Peppers and Broccoli Coulis
    • Castellucimiano Miano Catarratto 2011
    • Foglie d’Olive con la Mollica e Ravioli al Caciocavallo
    • Handmade Foglie d’Olivo Pasta with Bread Crumbs and Caciocavallo-Filled Ravioli with Butter and Sage
    • Feudi di San Gregorio Greco di Tufo 2011
    • Calamari Ripieni di Maratea
    • Maratea-Style Stuffed Calamari with Polenta and Escarole
    • Azienda Agricola COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2009
    • Sorbetto di Luigi
    • Capretto di Primavera al Forno
    • Slow-Roasted Baby Goat with Early Spring Carrot, Onion, and Potato Medley
    • Paternoster Don Anselmo 2005
    • Insalata di Finocchi, Oliva, e Arance
    • Fennel, Olive, and Orange Salad
    • Panzerotti di Maria
    • Maria’s Sweet Chestnut–Filled Ravioli with Warm English Custard
    • Librandi Le Passule 2005

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