Italian cuisine takes centre stage with a gastronomical journey of regional recipes and robust flavors at Cucina this August. Featuring what is arguably one of the most famous cuisines in the world, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Cucina allows guests to experience Italy in the heart of the city.
As part of this special celebration, guests can begin their meals with traditional anti pasti dishes such as Buffalo Mozzarella and Roma tomato bruschetta, as well as and premium cold cuts of Mortadella, Milano Salami and Bresaola. For the main course, the Cucina team, led by executive chef Alisdair Bletcher, will feature slow-roasted leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary polenta with Gorgonzola cheese at the carving station. Dishes such as the sea bass with tomatoes, olives, and basil and meatballs with Borolo wine, tomatoes, and mushrooms are also staples that cannot be missed.
Fine wines from Italy – including Frescobaldi’s Albizza, Chardonnay Toscana, and Pain di Remole Rosso – are also featured this month and may be availed by the bottle or by the glass. Complete the experience with Cucina's famous desserts such as tiramisu, vanilla panna cotta with strawberry compote, and banana-mango Zabaglione.
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