Volterra Dinner

(Last updated June 10, 2015)

Appetizers (Antipasti)

Grilled Asparagus
(Asparagi alla Griglia)

Grilled asparagus spears with Fontina cream and vine ripened tomato relish $12

Clams and Sausage
(Vongole e Salsiccia)

Taylor Shellfish Manila clams Cascioppo’s spicy Italian sausage steamed in a spicy tomato sauce; served with roasted garlic bruschetta $143

Polenta and Wild Mushrooms
(Polenta con Funghi)

Fontina filled polenta custard with a truffle scented wild mushroom ragu $12

Lamb Meatballs
(Polpettine D’Angello con Zucca)

House made Anderson Valley lamb meatballs with roasted spaghetti squash, goat cheese cream and topped with Calabrian chilis and Italian green olive relish $14

Homemade “Little Bite” Selection
(Antipasti Assortiti)

Daily selection seasonal antipasti items, price per person $12

Prosciutto with Arugula and Parmesan
(Prosciutto di Parma)

Parma proscuitto with baby arugula, Parmigiano Reggiano and extra virgin olive oil$12

“Oil Soup”
(Zuppa all’ Olio della Villa Otium)

Cannellini bean and smoked pork jowl soup with croutons, chives and a generous drizzling of extra virgin olive oil $8

Dungeness Crab Cake
(Torta ai Granchi)

Sauteed Dungeness crab cake served on baby arugula with mustard aioli$13

Entrees (Piatti Forti)

*Wild Boar Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Sauce
(Cinghiale al Gorgonzola)

Wild boar tenderloin roasted and served with a Gorgonzola and mustard sauce, rosemary roasted Yukon Gold potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $32

*Sauteed Jumbo Prawns
(Gamberoni Trifolati)

Jumbo Gulf prawns sautéed with garlic, fresh tomatoes, basil, white wine, and butter;served on a bed of baby greens with fingerling potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $28

Crispy Herb Chicken
(Pollo alla Diavola)

Boneless Draper Valley organic half chicken marinated in fresh herbs and seared to a crispy golden brown;served with Volterra mashed potatoes and seasonal market vegetables (cook time 25 minutes) $27

Seared Sea Scallops
(Cappesanto Scotatto)

U 10 Eastern Sea Scallops seared and served with a faro cake, fresh morels, pea vines and light saffron cream $29

Grilled Ahi Tuna
(Tonna alla)

Grilled Ahi tuna steak on a bed of arugula topped with a relish made of Sicilian green olives, sun dried tomatoes, capers and balsamic vinegar; served with roasted fingerling potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $30

Baked Halibut Filet
(Passer di Mare all’ Acqua Pazza)

Fresh Alaskan Halibut filet baked in a spicy tomato and rosemary broth served with roasted fingerling potatoes and seasonal market vegetables. $30

**Grilled Beef Tenderloin
(Bistecca di Filetto alla Tartufata)

Grilled grass fed petite filet topped with a Chianti, garlic, rosemary and demi glaze; served with Volterra mashed potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $34

*Seafood Baked in Parchment
(Gran Misto di Pesce al Cartoccio)

Manila clams, Jumbo wild gulf prawns, sea scallops and halibut baked in parchment with garlic, fresh basil, trebbiano wine and butter; served with a side of seasonal market vegetables$30

Salads (Insalati)

House Salad
(Insalatina della Casa)

Baby arugula, shaved fennel and Parmigiano Reggiano tossed in Chianti vinaigrette and sprinkled with fresh chives $12

*Caesar Salad
(Insalata Cesarina)

Crispy Romaine hearts tossed in traditional Caesar dressing and topped with croutons and shaved Parmigiano Reggiano $13

Prawn Salad
(Insalata coi Gamberi)

Grilled wild gulf prawns, shaved fennel, orange segments, baby argula and Champagne vinaigrette $14

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad
(Insalata di Bietole)

Roasted organic beets, baby arugula, and toasted walnuts tossed in balsamic vinaigrette and topped with aged Asiago cheese $12

Noodles (Pasta)

Wide Noodles with Duck Ragu
(Papparedelle alla Ragu D’Anatra)

House made organic egg wide noodles tossed with roasted duck, aromatic vegetables, plum tomatoes, Sangiovese and sage; topped with grated Grana Padano $20

Roasted Eggplant Pouches
(Ravioli di Melanzane)

House made organic egg pasta filled with roasted eggplant, Ricotta Salata, roasted garlic,and basil tossed in a spicy tomato ragu and topped with Sicilian Pecorino Pepato $19

Wild Mushroom Risotto
(Risotto al Fungi)

Carnaroli rice simmered with fresh Morels and other locally harvested wild mushrooms, garlic, rosemary, Sangiovese, sweet onions and mushroom broth; topped with grated Grana Padano $19

Fettuccini with Prawns
(Fettucine coi Gamberi)

House made organic egg fettuccini tossed with wild gulf prawns, garlic, fresh tomatoes, Calabrian chilis, basil, baby spinach and white wine butter sauce $21

Pork Jowls and Wild Mushrooms
(Tagliolini con Guanciale e Funghi Selvatici)

House made organic egg tagliolini tossed with smoked pork jowls, locally foraged wild mushrooms,truffle butter and organic Parmigiano Reggiano $19

Fettuccine with Roasted Chicken
(Fettuccine con Pollo Arrosto)

House made organic egg pasta tossed with roasted organic chicken, English peas, fresh mint and plum tomato butter sauce and topped with grated Pecorino Romano$18

Linguine with White Clam Sauce
(Linguine alla Vongole)

Linguine tossed with Taylor Shellfish Manila clams, garlic, white wine, parsley, anchovies, red chili flakes and sweet butter $19

Dungeness Crab Ravioli
(Ravioli coi Granchi)

House made organic egg pasta filled with Dungeness crab, chives and Mascarpone tossed in a light tomato cream $21

Appetizer Orders of All Pasta Dishes $14