The following Renaissance Florence menus were indicated to us by B&B Giglio Bianco in Florence. The first is taken from the "De arte coquinaria" by the maestro de Martino di Como in 1450 while the personal chef menu is a modern take on the original.
Florence Renaissance Menu
OLD RENAISSANCE MENU
Menestra de carne (soup with meat and cinnamon)
Capretto arrosto in sapore (Roast lamb)
Herba de campo cocta et cruda (Special green mix salad)
Frictelle de poma (Frittelle of apples)
Crostini all'agliata canavesana (bread toast with garlic)
Cipollata; Salsa di vino zucchero e noci
Zuppa di zucca (zucchini soup); Platina "De honesta voluptate et valetudine"
Zanzarelli (Special soup with parmigiano cheese and cinnamon)
Agnello in aglio (Lamb with garlic)
Torta bolognese (Special tart with spinach and cheese)
Torta di farro (tart with cereal, cheese and pepper)
PERSONAL CHEF MENU
Fresh (home made) Fetuccine with artichokes and salad egg- flip with Parmigiano cheese; Bread tomato soup with basil and garlic; Rice with Chianti sauce and Parmigiano; Fresh (home made) pasta with duck ragout; Gnocchi (Potatoes dumpling) with guinea fowl ragout; Leek soup with Parmigiano and cinnamon; Assorted could meat from Tuscany; Sweet onion in Balsamic vinegar and Chianti sauce
Orange duck with roast artichokes; Grill with balsamic vinegar and potatoes; Roast Guinea fowl with citrus fruits and potatoes; Fricassee with green peas; Stew beef with black pepper and chianti sauce with mix vegetable; Stewed rabbit with tomatoes and special fresh salad; Spit with Vegetable and meat
Sweet cream with cheese and warm chocolate; Pears with ricotta ice cream and cinnamon; Stuffed Fruits; Chocolate cake
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