A Night in Panzano

Le Cafe Anglais - restaurant

On 8 March Rowley Leigh’s Bayswater restaurant Le Café Anglais is hosting Italian butcher Dario Ceccini as guest chef for a night. Having met Ceccini last year when spending time in Panzano, near Florence, with winemaker Giovanni Manetti, Leigh has invited the pair to London to prepare a dinner showcasing produce from the region.

The menu is as follows, priced at £95 per person, including wine:

Aperitivo: Meriggio 2008
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Bruschetta di Burro del Chianti
Tonno del Chianti in insalata
Sushi del Chianti a crudo
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Pinzimonio con l’olio extravergine
Wine: Chianti Classico 2007 Fontodi
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Crostini di sugo di manzo
Wine: ‘Vigna del Sorbo’ Chianti Classico Riserva 2006
~ Bistecca Fiorentine, Costate, Filetti e Panzanesi
Wine: Flaccianello della Pieve 2006
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Carne in galera
Wine: Syrah ‘Case Via’
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Ricciarelli
Wine: Vin Santo del Chianti Classico 2001

For more information or to book, call 0207 313 5887 or email nicky@lecafeanglais.co.uk .