On the first Wednesday of each month Sagra looks to a different region for inspiration and offers a 4 course set menu for $65pp and matching wines for $110pp. Next month we will be in Abruzzo in central eastern Italy. Abruzzo’s coast runs along the Adriatic sea and the region is famous for it’s saffron, lamb and being the home of the chittara, a device used to cut pasta into rectangular noodles. Below is a sample menu.

 

antipasti 

pecorino polpette, tomato sugo

lamb braciole, pecorino & parsley

salt cod & saffron crostini

primi  

maccheroni alla chittara verde

 

farfalle, lamb sausage & red peppers

 

secondi 

zuppa di pesce: seasonal fish, mussels, saffron & thyme

 

dolci  

ricotta gelato with blackberry & montepulciano granita

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