Volterra Dinner

(Last updated January 31, 2016)

Appetizers (Antipasti)

Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi
(Ravioli Ignudi)

Spinach and ricotta gnocchi tossed in a brown butter and sage sauce
topped with grated Grana Padano $12 GF,V

Clams and Sausage
(Vongole e Salsiccia)

Manila clams and Cascioppo’s spicy Italian sausage steamed in a spicy tomato sauce; served with roasted garlic bruschetta $14 **

Polenta and Wild Mushrooms
(Polenta con Funghi)

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

Homemade “Little Bite” Selection
(Antipasti Assortiti)

Daily selection seasonal antipasti items, price per person $12

Cured Meats with Arugula and Parmesan
(Affetatto Misto)

Selection of local and imported cured meats topped with baby arugula, parmigiano reggiano and extra virgin olive oil $14 **

“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 $9

Shrimp and Scalloop Skewers
(Speidini al Gamberi con Cappesante)

U12 Eastern Sea Scallops and 16/20 Jumbo Prawns grilled and served with spiced winter squash and roasted garlic aioli $16

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

Entrees (Piatti Forti)

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

Wild boar tenderloin roasted and served with a Crème de Cassis, Gorgonzola and mustard sauce, fingerling potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $33 **

*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 GF

Crispy Herb Chicken
(Pollo alla Diavola)

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) $28 GF

Braised Lamb Shank
(Coscie D’Agnello Brasato)

Anderson Valley Ranch Lamb shank braised with green olives, rosemary, onions, celery, Sangiovese and demi-glaze;served with creamy polenta and seasonal market vegetables $38 GF

*Berkshire Pork Saltimbocca
(Saltimbocca alla Romana)

Natural Berkshire pork loin cutlets seared with prosciutto di parma and fresh sage; served with Volterra mashed potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $28 GF

*Grilled Beef Tenderloin
(Filetto di Manzo alla Ombra della Sera)

Grilled grass fed petite fillet draped with lardo and topped with a Chianti, garlic, rosemary and demi glaze sauce; served with Volterra mashed potatoes and seasonal market vegetables $36 GF

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

Manila clams, Jumbo wild gulf prawns, and U12 sea scallops, baked in parchment with garlic, fresh basil, trebbiano wine and butter; Served with a side of seasonal market vegetables $30 GF

Salads (Insalati)

Add Grilled Chicken Breast $6, Add 3 Grilled Jumbo Prawns $8

House Salad
(Insalatina della Casa)

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

*Caesar Salad
(Insalata Cesarina)

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

Italian Wedge Salad
(Fetta di Lattuga al Gorgonzola)

Baby ice berg lettuce, topped with creamy Gorgonzola dressing, bacon, hard boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes and chives $14 **,V

Butter Lettuce and Truffle Salad
(Insalata Tartufata)

Butter lettuce, shaved radishes, lemon truffle vinaigrette, aged truffle scented pecorino $14**,V

Noodles and Rice (Pasta e Risotto)

Tagliatelle with Lamb Ragu
(Tagliatelle al Ragu D’Agnello)

House made organic egg noodles tossed with a ragu made with Anderson Valley Lamb, garlic, rosemary, sangiovese and plum tomatoes; topped with pecorino Romano cheese $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 V

Panissa
(Panissa)

Carnaroli rice and Borlotti beans simmered with pancetta, pork jowls, sausage and plum tomatoes; finished with pecorino Romano cheese $19 GF

Thin Spaghetti with Prawns
(Spaghettini coi Gamberi)

Barilla pasta tossed with jumbo gulf prawns, garlic, capers, taggiasca olives, fresh basil, red chili flakes and plum tomato sauce $22 **

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 grated grana padano $20 **

Butternut Squash Capellacci
(Capellaci di Zucca)

Housemade organic egg pasta filled with roasted butternut squash, Grana Padano, amaretti cookie crumbs and a hint of Saba; tossed in a rich Gorgonzola cream sauce and topped with candied pistachios and micro green salad$19 **,V

Dungeness Crab Ravioli
(Ravioli coi Granchi)

House made organic egg pasta filled with Dungeness crab, chives and Mascarpone tossed in a light tomato cream $24

Linguine with White Clam Sauce
(Linguine alla Vongole)

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

Appetizer Orders of All Pasta Dishes $14