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SPICY LAMB RAGOUT

Feb 28, 2017 by David

Ingredients:

3 # Boneless lamb leg
1 # Pork butt
1 ea onions
1 ea celery
2 ea carrots
½ c garlic, chopped
1 c white wine
4 T tomato paste
2 c crushed San Marzano tomatoes, drained
1 T chili flakes
1 ea bay
1 T mint
2 c veal stock or rich chicken stock
1 # Fresh papperdelle
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RED PEPPER MARINARA

Feb 28, 2017 by David

Ingredients: (makes 4 quarts)

6 lbs. Crushed tomatoes with their juice 2.5 lbs. Roasted red peppers
2.5 sliced onions
¾ cup olive oil
1 tblsp. Minced garlic
5 tblsp. Mint
Salt and pepper to taste

Cook:
In a large pot, add onions & olive oil and ‘sweat’ the onions for approx. 2 minutes Add the garlic, sautee for 1 minute.
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LAMB MEATBALLS

Feb 28, 2017 by David

Ingredients: (makes approx. 50 meatballs)

5 lbs. Ground lamb
5 lbs. Ricotta cheese
2 quarts toasted bread crumbs
1 cup parmesan cheese
¾ tblsp. Minced garlic
2 tblsp. Chili flakes
3/4 tblsp. Oregano
2 tblsp. Chopped mint
3/4 tblsp. Black pepper
3 tblsp. Salt

Mix all ingredients together and form into 3 inch ‘balls’. (We insert a cube of provolone ...

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli w/ Lemon Cream Sauce & Citrus Gremolata

Feb 10, 2016 by piatti

For filling

1 lbs of savoy spinach
2oz white wine
2 large shallots (finely diced)
1lb tub of ricotta (a good ricotta quality) drained overnight in cheese cloth to remove excess water
1 cups of grated Grana Padano
2oz cups extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp garlic (minced)
1 tsp Salt
Pinch of pepper

Cook ...

Spiced Pumpkin Crema

Nov 3, 2015 by David
Served as the Dolce on this years Harvest Celebration menu, our VP of Culinary Operations for Piatti shares his Spiced Pumpkin Crema recipe.

Step 1 - Roasting the Squash

  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 1 ½ Tbl candied ginger
  • 8 Oz cream cheese
  • 3/4 Cup brown sugar
  • ½ Cup mascarpone
  • 2 Tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ Tsp salt
  • ½ Tsp ...

Tips for Hosting the Perfect Event

Oct 6, 2015 by lionassociates
Here at Piatti, we have dedicated teams of Event Planners who work with our guests to put together memorable on-site and off-site events. But not everyone has "party planner" on their resume, so for those looking for some insider tips on how to throw a fantastic event, we tapped our experts. Here's what they said:
  1. If you're having a ...

#IceBucketChallenge

Oct 6, 2015 by lionassociates
Piatti accepted the #IceBucketChallenge in an effort to raise awareness - and financial support - for ALS. Check out some of the great video footage from our Sacramento, Danville and Seattle locations!    

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End of Summer; Bounty of Fall

Oct 6, 2015 by lionassociates
We've officially hit the end of summer and the back-to-school season. The weather is beginning to shift, evenings are getting a little cooler and the morning dew tends to last a little longer on the leaves than it did a few short weeks ago. But don't let the trappings of fall keep you indoors. There are still plenty of ...

Piatti Quarry Closing for Remodel; Visit our Éilan location

May 4, 2015 by lionassociates
Big news! Our Quarry location will be closing for a short remodel. The restaurant, which has been open for 16 years, is undergoing a refresh which will include an updated design and new bar program.   Things to look for include new window coverings, upholstered booths, and furnishings throughout including locally fabricated pecan tabletops. ...
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    SPICY LAMB RAGOUT

    Ingredients:

    3 # Boneless lamb leg
    1 # Pork butt
    1 ea onions
    1 ea celery
    2 ea carrots
    ½ c garlic, chopped
    1 c white wine
    4 T tomato paste
    2 c crushed San Marzano tomatoes, drained
    1 T ... read more