For another unique crostini
idea featuring salmon, this version topped with quail eggs and anchovies is sure to impress.
I skipped the Truffle Fries and Crostini
Sampler, but relished the rest-the Seafood Taster emerging as a winning pair with Hopes End red wine.
The goat cheese and chorizo crostini
(pictured) , [pounds sterling]5.45, includes a giant piece of melted goat cheese and an ample amount of caramelised onions.
THE BILL Fegati Di Pollo: PS5.25 Oven baked goat's cheese crostini
: PS4.95 La Ricetta's homemade spicy meatballs: PS9.95 Pollo La Ricetta: PS11.95 Limoncello cheesecake: PS4.95 Tiramisu: PS4.95 Italian house wine: PS1.75 each Total: PS49
By pub four, when the crostini
came topped with spicy baby squid in tomato sauce with little tentacles in the air that looked like they were doing jazz hands, I knew his diet would be liquid from then on.
The centrepiece of this book is Crostini
's Cosmic Carnival, a universe hopping circus.
Roasted Tomato and Avocado Crostini
Highlights from the menu include avocado with cherry tomato crostini
and teriyaki chicken from the small bites menu, smoked salmon ballotine stuffed with crab and cream cheese with caviar and dill oil, seared tuna Nicoise salad, sesame beef with Asian veg and noodles and quinoa with shitake mushroom, crispy kale and goat's cheese croquette.
Meanwhile, the Gosforth branch is tempting diners with sanguinaccio crostini
; black pudding, chorizo and creamy leek ragu served on warm toast; and monk-fish scampi with truffle and Parmesan.
The four-course menu includes an Italian antipasti sampler with peppadew poppers, marinated olives and button mushrooms, mini parmesan wedge, and crostini
Other recipes include Hawaiian IPA Pulled-Pork Sliders, Belgian Ale Marinated Steak Crostini
with IPA Chimichurri, and Peanut Butter Stout Mousse-Topped Brownies.
A restaurant has to be really good if it gives character to something as devoid of personality as hearts of palm, but you've got to have the Caesar's salad with chicken made in the original style with anchovies, and served with garlic crostini
, to appreciate Indigo's ability to exalt simple pleasures by giving natural flavours the freedom to express themselves.