Fruits of Little Italy - Part II
In the case of the salad, the quick bitter orange vinaigrette, with hints of slightly sweet mirin , produces a sandwich like effect of contrasting flavors as it coats the tenderness of soft Boston lettuce leaves.
Tender Boston Lettuce with Bitter Orange Sesame Vinaigrette
In the case of the spicy stewed kale topped with cheese medallions, the noticeably spicy and the tempered bitterness of the kale leaves gently counteracts with the cheese medallion's milkiness in a skirmish of extremes that leaves taste buds asking what just happened.
Spicy Calabrian Kake with Mascarpone Gongonzola Medallions
|Spicy Stewed Kale|
A Côtes du Rhône wine and along with some toasted whole wheat ciabatta bread perfectly brought the two small together as a meal which the fan club and I really enjoyed.
One more post, to complete the outcome of my recent Arthur Avenue trip Stay tuned.
Fine Seconda Puntata. Salute!