On Wednesday September 12th, guests from near and far can enjoy a genuine taste of Sicily. The il Casale team has curated a very special experience featuring olive oil from Lexington native Guiseppe Taibi. The evening showcases a special 5 course menu of dishes with Olio Taibi's handcrafted oils, such as his fruity Nocellara and peppery Biancolilla. The dishes are also complemented with il Casale's in house wine from the same region. The full menu for the evening is as follows:
Insalata di Finocchio a;;'Olio Taini "Nocellara"**
fennel, arugula & nocellara olive salad
dressed with Olio Taii's "Nocellara" olive oil
chardonnay, stemmari, sicily, italy
Bruschetta a Pesce Azzurro
smoked bluefish plate, grilled garlic bread bruschetta
finished with Olio Taibi "Bianolilla"
rose, nero d'avola & planeta, sicily, italy
Maccheroni al Pesto Siciliano **
homemade tube pasta, sun-dried tomato pesto, almonds, pecorino pepato siciliano D.O.P
finished with Olio Taibi "Nocellara"
gnero d'avola, noto, fuedo maccara, sicily, italy
Agnello al Forno alla Sracena, Couc-cous al Pistacchio con Olio Taibi "Nocellara"
oven roasted lamb saracene style, pictachio cous-cous, crispy artichokes & Olio Taibi "Nocellara"
cerasuolo di vittoria, cos, sicily, italy
Torta della Nonna all'Olio Taibi "Biancolilla"
Grandma's olive oil tea cake, whipped ricotta, candied orange peel
passito di pantelleria, donna fugata, sicily, italy
All courses marked ** are vegetarian
All courses can be made nut free
Tickets for the five-course meal are $85 (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and can be reserved over the phone at 781-538-5846.
Saturday, April 27