Meanwhile I ordered pasta salmone
, which was described as "fresh homemade pasta with smoked salmon, brandy, cream and tomato".
(pounds 6.50) was the pasta dish of choice and the penne came served with large portions of salmon in cream, onions and brandy.
In the end he became Mr Smooth, opting for a tagliatelle salmone
(sauce of smoked salmon, prawns, cream and tomato, normally selling at pounds 6.45).
The main course offers even more choice with the usual spag bol, meatballs, penne al peperone, salmone
alla Livornese or two chicken dishes.
For our main courses my Tagliatelle Di Salmone
in a creamy tarragon sauce was fine, though the pasta was a trifle sticky.Beca's Tagliatelle Al Tonno with a spicy creamy tomato and pa rmesan sauce was ``very tasty with large chunks of tuna'',and Gwenllian's house special pizza was ``lovely'' although both were slightly cool.
Catherine didn't join us with a pasta dish and instead opted for Salmone
Rustico (pounds 12.45), a dish of Scottish salmon with cherry tomatoes, red onion, black olives and white wine.
Pesce spada ai ferri (pounds 11.95), sauteed potatoes (pounds 2.95); Paglia efieno al salmone
Like all products under the FRoSTA range in Germany, this 750g Tagliatelle Salmone
offering carries the Reinheits-Gebot seal which guarantees that all of recipe's ingredients were naturally sourced and contain no additives or artificial coloring.
Having being banned by my partner from ordering my own favourite dish spaghetti bolognese (''you can't eat it in public, it gets everywhere,'' she said) I opted for Salmone
All a Griglia -grilled salmon.
I dived in for the salmon and asparagus risotto (risotto salmone
e asparagi to give its authentic title).
Other festive favourites include a range of delicious dishes including Tacchino Paupiette, turkey with cranberry and apricot stuffing with roasted vegetables and potatoes and Salmone
Lenticchie with oven-baked salmon in chilli butter on a lentil, spinach and cannellini bean ragA[sup.1].
My Spaghetti al Salmone
(go on, you do the translating) provided a steaming bowl of pasta with plenty of nicely crunchy spring onion bits, chunks of salmon and a creamy, tomatoey yet still seafoody sauce.