"Truffaldino", restaurant of Italian cuisine: menu, prices, reviews
"Truffaldino" - a restaurant in which dishes are servedNeapolitan, Roman, Calabrian, Sicilian cuisines. The establishment is located near the metro station "Taganskaya", at the address: st. Marxist, house 20, building 1. From the majority of Italian restaurants located in Moscow, "Truffaldino" is distinguished by the fact that the menu includes a cook of Sicilian origin. His name is Salvatore Nicotra. The chef zealously monitors the work of his subordinates. So we can safely say that "Truffaldino" - a restaurant in which they prepare real Italian pasta, risotto, carpaccio and, of course, pizza.
"Truffaldino" - restaurant (Moscow), havingin Italian cozy hall. A few muted lights, wicker accessories, simple wooden furniture without pretentious elements - all these details create a certain atmosphere. It is this situation that corresponds to a romantic dinner with wine "Lambrusco" and dessert "Semifreddo"
"Truffaldino" - a restaurant that in the summeropens the doors of his veranda. And although the establishment is located in the center of the capital, where it is always noisy and crowded, guests enjoy a cozy atmosphere and dishes prepared according to the classic Italian recipes, until closing. The restaurant is open from 11:00 until 24:00.
Pasta and spaghetti
Sour Italian dishes are greatpopularity all over the world. Especially pasta, which is not just a dish made from pasta. Everything is much more complicated. After all, the quality of this old Italian dish is influenced by how well the sauce is prepared. Truffaldino Restaurant, whose menu includes about twenty kinds of pasta and spaghetti, offers guests to learn about what a real "Carbonara", "Pesto". Wrong proportions or an extra ingredient can spoil the sauce, and hence the whole dish. There were no such shortcomings in this institution.
In the "Truffaldino", as already mentioned, speciesa lot of pasta. Is and with mushrooms, and with a salmon, and with a ham, and with seafood. The cost of the most popular dish in this category - spaghetti "Carbonara" - 490 rubles.
Snacks and salads
The choice of dishes from which to start lunch, toorather wide. The list starts with a selection of olives and olives. The cost of the dish is 490 rubles. In portions only 130 grams. But it's worth recalling that Truffaldino is a restaurant of real Italian cuisine. And this means that special dishes are prepared here. So, olives and olives, before appearing on the table, spend several days in a marinade cooked with the addition of spicy Italian herbs.
In the menu of the restaurant "Truffaldino" there are carpaccio, shrimp, salted salmon, cheese assortment. The average cost of cold snacks is 600 rubles.
When it comes to light dishes of Italiankitchen, the name comes to mind like "Caprese". The list of salads in the menu "Truffaldino" begins precisely with it. The cost of a dish of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil is 550 rubles. For the same price and salad "Caesar", which, by the way, was invented by an Italian, but far beyond his homeland, namely, a few kilometers from Hollywood. Some visitors say that "Caesar" is the best in Moscow. Probably, the preparation of the same-name hot sauce with the addition of Parmesan is a national trait that Nicotra does not lack.
According to the classic Neapolitan recipe, thisA plain dish is prepared in a wood oven. The chefs "Truffaldino", led by Salvatore Nicotro, act in this way, using mozzarella, ham, mushrooms, salami, shrimps, mussels and, of course, parmesan as fillings. The popular pizza "Margarita" costs 300 rubles in this restaurant. "Four cheeses" - 490 rubles. The guests are very popular pizza with seafood, the price of which is 950 rubles. There are in this category of dishes and author's. This pizza is called - "Truffaldino." In the composition of the filling for her cooks use shrimps, salmon, mozzarella and red caviar. Its cost is 950 rubles.
Dishes from the chef
Salvatore Nicotra does not act asmost of his colleagues. The chefs in many restaurants are limited to creating one or two dishes that are invariably on the menu for several years. The head of the kitchen in the "Truffaldino" does not stop experimenting. The menu of the restaurant is regularly replenished with his new gastronomic inventions. Among the dishes from the chef: risotto with shrimps and spinach, squids in tomato sauce, meat balls "Polpettine".
Many years ago in the north of Italy was inventedA gentle dish of cream, vanilla, sugar and gelatin. Called him "Panna Cotta", and it began to travel the world, gaining increasing popularity among residents of Europe and America. Today, "Panna Cotta" is present in the menu of almost every cafe or restaurant in Russia. But not all confectioners prepare it correctly. Guests of the restaurant "Truffaldino" are delighted with local dishes. Including dessert "Panna cotta", which, according to reviews, it is desirable to order with incredibly tasty citrus lemonade.
Restaurant "Truffaldino" (Marxist) is known in Moscow as one of the best Italian institutions. Negative responses are very rare, and they are caused, as a rule, by long waiting for the order.