From coast to coast, discover traditional Italian dishes crafted with elegance and sophistication
May 2023 Dubai, UAE: The Artisan, the renowned Italian restaurant that has recently been awarded its second toque by Gault & Millau has enhanced their a-la-carte menu with authentic yet elevated dishes that promise to take diners on a culinary journey across the regions of Italy. Showcasing the rich tapestry of Italian cuisine from the northern Alps to the sunny shores of Sicily, the menu offers a compelling journey through this culinary heritage. Welcoming seasoned foodies or guests who simply appreciate the finer things in life, every dish is thoughtfully crafted with the finest ingredients, presenting traditional flavours in a fresh and elegant way.
The Artisan’s new menu is the result of a collaboration between the restaurant’s Head Chef and two toque-scoring Francesco Magro, along with his skilled team. The dishes were carefully crafted to reflect the diverse culinary traditions of Italy, each one is a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to using only the finest ingredients.
One standout dish on the menu is the Gnocchi Alle Vongole, which features homemade potato gnocchi, carpet clams, Sardinian bottarga, and parsley oil. This dish pays homage to the coastal region of Sardinia, where seafood is a staple in the local cuisine. Another must-try dish is the Cappellacci All’ossobuco, which consists of homemade cappellacci, veal ossobuco, saffron sauce, wild mushrooms, and sage sauce. This dish originates from Lombardy, a region in northern Italy known for its rich, hearty dishes.
For those looking for a lighter option, the Zuppa Asparagi is a perfect choice. This green and white asparagus soup is served with prawns and lobster sauce, showcasing the bounty of the Adriatic Sea. The Artisan has also included a range of appetisers and desserts to complement the main courses. The Tartare Di Capesante, a Hokkaido scallop tartare served with strawberry, ginger, bergamot, white balsamic vinegar, and fresh dill, is a refreshing and delicate start to any meal. And for dessert, the Cannoncini, a crispy pastry roll stuffed with fresh house cream, is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
The Artisan’s new menu is a celebration of traditional Italian food, crafted with elegance and sophistication. With dishes that highlight the flavours of every region, diners can embark on a gastronomic journey without ever leaving the comfort of their seats. Embark on a culinary adventure with The Artisan that is sure to delight the senses and leave guests with a newfound appreciation for Italian cuisine.