Small Fishy Bites
Cooking Class with Marisa Raniolo Wilkins
Friday 22nd November 2013
Mercato 625-627 Lower North East Road, Campbelltown SA 5074 | ph. 08 8337 1808 | fax. 08 8337 8024 |
The Menu and Wine list
Spuntino platter (a selection of smallgoods)
Tomato and Gorgonzola salad
Martinez Marsala Superiore Secco
Variety – Pinot Bianco
Recognised as one of the master producers of Pinot Bianco, this single vineyard ‘entry level’ comes from vines of an average age of 25 years. The soil (100% calcaric) and the elevation (600m above sea level) lend themselves towards this most impressive, full flavoured Pinot Bianco Marsala of finesse.
Scallops wrapped in prosciutto
White anchovy and oven-dried tomato leaf boats
Fish balls in a tomato salsa (pine nuts and sun-dried grapes)
Tenuta di Fessina “Nakone” Chardonnay
Variety – Chardonnay
From a vineyard 700m above sea level, Nakone Chardonnay is a reflection of its site as well as the variety. It doesn’t have the richness of typical Sicilian Chardonnay, & carries a racy structure typical of a wine from vineyards grown high up on lean soil. Yellow green, with persistent fresh fruit, its palate is bright, briney & fresh in its youth, which ages well over some years.
Fish fillets rolled around a herb stuffing cooked in dry marsala
Italian grilled prawns with a fried breadcrumb and herb garnish (garlic, pine nuts, parsley)
Green leaf salad with fennel and oranges
Tenuta di Fessina “Ero” Nero d’Avola
Variety – Nero d’Avola
Ero Nero d’Avola is Fessina entry level red, and the 3 most non-nonsense wine they make. Fermented in stainless and then taken out immediately after fermentation, its bottle aged for only three months before being sold. This is true, chubby, plumy Sicilian red wine, morello cherry, blackberry and spice, with a fresh and juicy palate with great acidity and length.
Zuppa Inglese made with Strega (rather than Alchermes liqueur)
Martinez Malvasia “Laus”
What a fascinating & intense wine this is, with its note of spirit, orange, raisin/muscat fruit and nutmeg spicy finish. A beautifully shaped fortified/sweetie, which slowly dries right through to tingling finish.