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italian-inspired menu

italian-inspired menu | photo by: Cassandra Birocco

This menu starts with a beautiful arrangement of Italian specialty meats and cheeses and a shaved salad of arugula and fresh asparagus. The main course is swordfish, topped with a grilled puttanesca sauce which is a simple twist on a classic sauce. But be sure to leave room for dessert because this homemade tiramisu is meant to be shared together over a long, lingering cup of coffee.

Menu includes: Antipasto Platter, Arugula + Shaved Asparagus Salad, Swordfish with Grilled Puttanesca Sauce, Tiramisu. Suggested beverage pairing: White Wine.

PREPARATION

Turn on some music and be sure to set a romantic mood. This Italian-inspired meal is sure to win the heart of any loved one. Simple, delicious flavors are perfectly paired in this made-ahead menu that is full of wonderful Italian flavors.

DAY BEFORE

  • Assemble ingredients/shop
  • Make tiramisu

AFTERNOON

  • Arrange antipasto platter
  • Blanch asparagus

RIGHT BEFORE

  • Assemble arugula + shaved asparagus salad
  • Assemble non-grilled items for puttanesca sauce

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