DINNERS

Betti’s dinners can start with a  few canapées (see Betti’s Canapés), followed by antipasto misto with homemade focaccia; a beef fillet ‘Tagliata’ on a bed of rocket and parmesan cheese and to finish a Tuscan fruit tart, made with fresh nectarines and homemade plum jam.

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 Gluten Free      Vegetarian      Vegan      Dairy Free

CANApés

 

These small bites are lovely with a glass of fizz.
The bread is thin and crunchy and the toppings full of flavour.

Crostini and Toppings:

Crostini Vegan

   

Small slices of bread baked in extra virgin olive oil and Sicilian oregano

Bag of  approx 30 Crostini  £3.50

(they last in their bag for up to a week)

 

Porcini Mushrooms and Sherry Paté Topping

    

Topping made of dried porcini Mushrooms, Chestnut Mushrooms, Dry Sherry and fresh thyme, extravirgin olive oil or butter.

£7.00  for a 200ml pot, makes approx 15 crostini

(needs to be reheated freezable)

Artichokes and Preserved Lemons Paté Topping

  

A patè made of Artichokes, Parmesan cheese, garlic and preserved lemons.

£7.50 for a 150ml  pot, makes approx  15 crostini

(ready to serve and freezable)

Smoked Aubergine and Rosemary Paté Topping

  

A paté made of smoked aubergines dressed with chili, rosemary, garlic and white wine vinegar.

£5.50  for a 200ml pot, makes approx 15 crostini

(ready to serve and freezable)

Chicken liver paté Topping (1891 recipe of florentine writer and cook Pellegrino Artusi)

 

This patè is made of chicken livers, shallots, Pancetta, white wine and  sage. Inspired by a very old recipe from  Artusi’s famous book La Scienza in Cucina e l’Arte di mangiar bene (“Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well”).

£7.50 for a 150ml  pot, makes approx 15 crostini

(ready to serve or can be heated freezable)

STARTERS
Mixed antipasti & Homemade Ravioli

Chargrilled Aubergines with rosemary and chili

    

Thinly sliced aubergines chargrilled and dressed with white wine vinegar, finely chopped rosemary, garlic and a little chili and extra virgin olive oil.

£3.50 per portion 

Roasted mixed Peppers with anchovies and capers

  

Roasted mixed colour sweet Peppers dressed with garlic, fresh thyme, capers from my mum’s garden in Massaciuccoli, Lucca and anchovies.

£3.50 per portion

Chargrilled Courgettes with garlic and mint

  

Long ribbons of courgettes chargrilled and dressed with white wine vinegar, fresh mint and garlic.

£3.50 per portion Vegan

Caponata

 

The traditional sweet and sour Sicilian dish of Arab origins made with roasted aubergines dressed in a sauce of tomatoes, basil, green olives, celery, capers and basil

£6.00 per portion freezable

Betti’s Peppers

  

Red roasted peppers stuffed with very creamy feta cheese, capers, parsley and fresh mild red chili

£5.50 per portion 

Cannellini and North Atlantic Prawns Salad

   

Cannellini beans and North Atlantic prawns with roasted red peppers, spring onions and parsley, dressed with lemon juice, fresh rosemary and extra virgin olive oil

£6.50 per portion

one portion homemade rosemary focaccia £2.50 Vegan

or

Homemade Ravioli  with Peas, Ricotta and Fresh Mint

These homemade ravioli are absolutely in tune with the spring. The peas and ricotta filling is incredibly sweet and goes very well with the savory Parmesan cheese and the fresh mint.

Come frozen and need to be cooked from frozen

£7.50 per portion

£8.50 with butter and sage dressing

Minimum order 4 portions

Homemade Ravioli with Prawns

Homemade ravioli filled with North Atlantic prawns sauté in white wine, parsley and garlic and  potatoes.

Come frozen and need to be cooked from frozen

£7.50 per portion

£8.50 with butter and sage dressing

Minimum order 4 portions

Homemade Ravioli with Spinach and Ricotta 

  

Homemade ravioli filled with ricotta and parmesan cheese, nutmeg and spinach.

Come frozen and need to be cooked from frozen

£7.50 per portion

£8.50 with butter and sage dressing

Minimum order 4 portions

MAIN MEAT

Veal Ossobuco

The classic dish from Milan, made with veal shanks braised in white wine and finished with a gremolata of parsley and lemon rind. Served on a bed of saffron risotto.

£17.00 per portion

£20 per portion with saffron risotto

Ossobuco is freezable, risotto is not

Simply Roasted Fillet of Scotch Beef

Simply roasted fillet of beautifully  tender Scotch Beef. It comes with a red wine and dried porcini mushroom jus. 

£20 for portion  

£23.50 with salad and roast potatoes

minimum order 4 portions

Tuscan Style Chicken in white wine and fresh rosemary

  

A whole freerange chicken leg and thigh roasted in white wine, garlic, thyme, rosemary and sage and served on a bed of rocket and cherry tomatoes salad .

£10.50 per portion

£12.50 with rosemary roast potatoes

MAIN FISH

Sea Bass, Rosemary Roast Potatoes and Salsa Verde 

Two  Sea bass fillets coated in parsley and garlic and roasted on a bed of rosemary potates and cherry tomatoes. It  goes very well with  a homemade salsa verde made with parsley, basil,mint, gherkins, anchovies, capers and garlic.

£10.50 per portion

£12.50 with salsa verde

Salmon en Croute  with peas, mint and ricotta

Fillet of Salmon topped with a cream made of peas, fresh mint and ricotta cheese. It can be served with a homemade salsa verde made with parsley, basil, mint, gherkins, anchovies, capers and garlic

£10.50 per portion

£12.50 with salsa verde

Seafood Lasagna

Homemade Lasagna filled with layers of béchamel sauce topped with seabream and North Atlantic prawns sauté in garlic, parsley, white wine and fresh tomatoes.

£8.00 serves 1-2 portions

£28 tray serves 4-6 portions

£42 tray serves 6-8 portions

Suitable for home freezing

MAIN VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN

Aubergine Caponata and Butternut Squash  Strudel

Vegan Puff pastry filled with a layer of butternut squash , previuosly sautéed in shallots, sage, white wine and extra virgin olive oil, and aubergine caponata made with fried aubergines, tomatoes, olives, celery, capers and basil. Served with a homemade salsa verde.

Suitable for home freezing

£8.00 per portion

£10 with salsa verde

 Mushroom Lasagna

Very delicate Lasagna filled with layers of béchamel sauce, a sauce of dried porcini and chestnut mushrooms and big slices of  sauté Portobello mushrooms, with plenty of 30 months matured Parmesan Cheese. A real mushroom feast!

 Suitable for home freezing

£7.00 serves 1-2 portions

£24 tray serves 4-6 portions

£36 tray serves 6-8 portions

Parmigiana Classic and Vegan

   

 The classic Italian Aubergine Bake made with grilled aubergines,  tomato and basil sauce, mozzarella and plenty of parmesan cheese. And an equally tasty Vegan version with grilled aubergines, tomato and basil sauce and sourdough breadcrumbs flavoured with sundries tomatoes, olives, currants, capers, basil and pine nuts

 Suitable for home freezing

£7.00 serves 1-2 portions

£24 tray serves 4-6 portions

£36 tray serves 6-8 portions

DESSERTS

Celebratory Pavlova

  

Two squares of homemade meringue filled with whipped double cream, toasted almond flakes, a raspberry coulis and plenty of seasonal fruits, from figs to physalis or  pomegranate to blueberries, cherries, redcurrants, strawberries…depends on season and on your taste.

£4.50 per person     

minimum order 4 portions

Homemade Profiteroles

  

Homemade Profiteroles filled with Chantilly cream and topped with dark chocolate.

Suitable for home freezing

£4.50 per person

 

Crostata di Frutta Vegetarian

A classic Italian fruit tart made with enriched shortcrust pastry, fresh nectarines and homemade apricot jam

Suitable for home freezing

£4.00 per portion

  minimum order 4 portions

ITALIAN BISCUITS

 

                                                                                Perfect with sweet wine or coffee and make a lovely gift

Paste di Mandorla

 Sicilian Almond Biscuits 

  

The famous Sicilian biscuits made with freshly ground almonds, sugar and egg whites and coated in icing sugar. Sicilians  are very fond of these soft biscuits and they often give them as gifts.  They are soft, sweet, nutty and truly irresistible and go very well with a strong cup of coffee or a glass of sweet wine.

£7.50 for a bag of 10

Cantucci

Tuscan Almond Biscuits  

  

The well known Cantucci from Tuscany with whole almonds which go very well dipped in  a glass of Vin Santo or any other good sweet wine.

£6.00 for a bag of 12

Brutti ma Buoni Piedmontese Hazelnut Biscuits

  

These are just Hazelnuts Heaven! These biscuits from Piedmont  made with just crumbled toasted hazelnuts, sugar and egg whites are rustic macaroons with sophisticated taste. Delicious at any time of the day but partiucularly  with a cup of coffee.

£7.50 for a bag of 10

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