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Local trout in carpione

 

 

 

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Chef’s specialty in family style

Rabbit porchetta salad in family style

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINE PAIRING

 

(optional)

 

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STARTERS

 

 

 

VVOR: VEGETARIAN VERSION ON REQUEST

 

V: VEGETARIAN DISHES

 

 

Dishes with extra charge

 

(Example: + 3 € pp)

 

 

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VEGETARIAN STARTERS

 

CAPRESE SALAD

 

Tomatoes medley

 

Local mozzarella from the farm

 

 

GREAT GRILLED

 

VEGETABLES MEDLEY

 

Chef’s pesto sauce

 

Balsamic caramel vinegar

 

Roasted pine nuts, arugula salad

 

 

HUMMUS

 

OF CANNELLINI BEANS

 

Grilled zucchini, tomato confit

 

French beans, olives

 

 

CREAM OF FRESH

 

TOMATO SOUP

 

Focaccia croutons

 

 

 

SALADS FOR STARTERS

 

BELLAGIO’S SALAD

 

Sea fish and lake fish salad

 

and many other carefully

 

selected ingredients

 

(Subject to availability

from my fishmonger to trust).

 

+ 4 € pp

 

 

CAESAR SALAD

 

Chef’version

 

Roman salad, buttery croutons

 

Shaved old parmesan cheese, chicken

 

Eggs, anchovies and artisanal bacon

 

VVOR

 

 

TUSCANY PANZANELLA SALAD

 

Bread, assorted tomatoes

 

Grilled red bell peppers

 

Cucumber, basil, anchovies

 

Red onions, garlic

 

VVOR

 

 

 

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DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK US

 

TO ADD SEASONAL ITALIAN

 

TRUFFLES TO YOUR DISHES

 

OR TO MAKE A MENU

 

DEDICATED ENTIRELY

 

TO TRUFFLES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR FAMOUS GOURMETS

 

CUTTING BOARDS

 

RUSTIC CHEESES BOARD

 

of local farms from

 

Valtellina Valley

 

 

ARTISANAL SALAMI BOARD

 

from our trusted butcher

 

and local farms

 

 

GREAT MIX BOARD

 

Assorted salami and cheeses

 

from local farms

 

 

 

FISH STARTERS

 

MARINATED

 

SARDINES AND ANCHOVIES

 

Potato and tomato confit

 

with oregano from Sicily

 

 

CHEF’S SPECIALTY

 

Mediterranean chickpea hummus

 

Grilled Prawns and spicy salami

 

VVOR

 

+ 3 € pp except vvor

 

 

LOCAL “CARPIONE”

 

Marinated trout in local

 

white wine & vegetables

 

 

OCTOPUS SALAD

 

Potatoes, string beans

 

& tuna cream

 

+ 4 € pp

 

 

 

MEAT STARTERS

 

DUCK SALAD

 

Eggplant caviar, melon,

 

Spicy gorgonzola dressing

 

 

QUAIL PATÉ IN CRUST

 

Vegetables & red fruit

 

 

CARPACCIO OF LOCAL

 

AIR-DRIED BEEF BRESAOLA

 

AND ROAST-BEEF

 

Shaved parmesan cheese

 

Cherry tomatoes, arugula salad

 

Marinated mushroom ceps

 

Black olive

 

 

RABBIT IN “PORCHETTA”

 

Smoked bacon, pistachio from Sicily

 

Cucumber, carrots, rosemary

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

 

 

 

GLUTEN FREE DISHES

 

OR MENU

 

ON REQUEST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risotto with local stigmas saffron

Grandmother lasagna

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(optional)

 

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PASTA & CO

 

 

 

PASTA DISHES

 

RAVIOLI

 

ARTICHOKE RAVIOLI

 

Sage & speck

 

(Artisanal smoked ham)

 

VVOR

 

 

GORGONZOLA RAVIOLI

 

Gorgonzola creamy sauce

 

Basil & walnuts

 

V

 

 

 

PASTA

 

MARTELLI • TUSCANY

 

PUTTANESCA SAUCE

 

Tomato sauce, garlic, oregano

 

Black olive from Gaeta, cappers

 

V

 

 

AMATRICIANA SAUCE

 

Rustic tomato sauce, pork cheek

 

White wine from Lazio

 

Sheep’s cheese

 

 

CARBONARA

 

Chef’s version

 

Pork cheek, smoked lardons

 

Organic eggs, pecorino cheese

 

Ground pepper

 

 

LA NORMA

 

Tomato sauce, fried eggplants

 

Dried ricotta cheese, basil

 

V

 

 

LIGURIAN PASTA

 

String beans, potatoes

 

Basil pesto sauce

 

Parmesan cheese

 

V

 

 

LOCAL BUCKWHEAT PASTA

 

FROM VALTELLINA VALLEY

 

Recommended from September

 

Potatoes, savoy cabbage

 

Local casera cheese

 

Butter, garlic and sage

 

V

 

 

 

 

GNOCCHI / DUMPLING

 

POTATO GNOCCHI

 

Meat’s stew “Tuscany style”

 

in Chianti red wine sauce

 

 

MOUNTAIN RICOTTA

 

CHEESE GNOCCHI

 

(Without potato)

 

Tomato sauce and basil

 

V

 

 

 

VVOR: VEGETARIAN VERSION

 

ON REQUEST

 

V: VEGETARIAN DISHES

 

 

 

BAKED PASTA* & CO

 

*of which one baked

 

BOLOGNESE CANNELLONI

 

Stuffed roll pasta with beef stew

 

Soffritto, tomato sauce, béchamel

 

Gratinated with mountain cheese

 

 

GRANDMOTHER LASAGNA

 

Beef stew, Italian sausage, vegetables

 

Tomato sauce, béchamel sauce

 

Fior di latte, onions “confit”

 

Gratinated with local cheese

 

 

VEGETARIAN LASAGNA

 

Medley of seasonal vegetables

 

 

LOCAL BUCKWHEAT CRȆPE

 

Recommended from September

 

Crêpe roll stuffed with mushroom

 

Local cheese from Livigno

 

Local air-dried beef bresaola

 

VVOR

 

 

LOCAL RED

 

BUCKWHEAT POLENTA

 

Recommended from September

 

(Limited production)

 

Garlic and sage butter,

 

Local mountain cheeses

 

V

 

 

LOCAL TAROZ

 

Recommended from September

 

Mashed potatoes with string beans

 

Local cheese, onions, butter VVOR

 

Served with deer and wild boar salami

 

 

 

RISOTTO CARNAROLI

 

ACQUERELLO®

 

RISOTTO LAKE COMO STYLE

 

Como lake fish risotto

 

with sage (breaded fish and no)

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

RISOTTO MILAN STYLE

 

Local saffron stigmas

 

and seasonal vegetables

 

VVOR + 3 € pp

 

 

LUXURY RISOTTO

 

Champagne and wild prawns

 

Grilled almonds

 

+ 5 € pp

 

 

RUSTIC RISOTTO

 

Prosecco, shallots, grana cheese

 

Cooked and smoked raw ham

 

VVOR

 

 

 

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Sea Bass Ligurian style

Mondeghili with grilled vegetables

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(optional)

 

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MAIN COURSES

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

 

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DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK US

 

TO ADD SEASONAL ITALIAN

 

TRUFFLES TO YOUR DISHES

 

OR TO MAKE A MENU

 

DEDICATED ENTIRELY

 

TO TRUFFLES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAIN COURSES FISH

 

The fish is served without bones.

 

I buy the fish from

 

my trusted fishmonger.

 

It’s wild fish or organic breeding.

 

 

 

GILTHEAD

 

In Chianti red wine sauce

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

MACKEREL

 

Fillet cooked unilaterally

 

Saffron/potato rouille mayonnaise

 

 

SEA BASS

 

“LIGURIAN STYLE”

 

Olive Taggiasche, pine nuts

 

Potatoes, cherry tomatoes

 

Thyme and rosemary

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

SWORDFISH

 

Radicchio salad, orange

 

Olive & caper from Pantelleria

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

TROUT

 

Fillet cooked meunière with almonds

 

 

TUNA

 

Sweet bell pepper “confit”

 

Taggiasche olive, cappers, basil

 

Cherry tomatoes,

 

+ 4 € pp

 

 

 

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IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

VEGETARIAN MAIN COURSES

 

PEPERONATA

 

Bell pepper stew with potatoes, basil

 

red onions & tomatoes cooked slowly

 

in extra virgin olive oil

 

 

PARMIGIANA AUBERGINE/EGGPLANT

 

Tomato sauce, basil and cheese

 

parmesan cheese, smoked mozzarella

 

 

CREAMY ZUCCHINI SOUP

 

Ricotta cheese dumpling

 

Taggiasche olives & basil

 

 

MAIN COURSES MEAT

 

All meat is bought from

 

my artisan butcher

 

and/or local farms

 

I cook only adult animals

 

and not from

 

intensive farming.

 

 

 

BEEF

 

Braised beef “brasato-stracotto”

 

in Chianti red wine sauce

 

(Shoulder and tail)

 

 

BEEF

 

Sliced beef “Tagliata” with

 

extra virgin olive oil

 

from Lake Como

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

CHICKEN FRICASSÉ

 

“Como style” with brandy

 

Mushrooms, white wine, crème fraiche

 

 

CHICKEN FRICASSÉ

 

Olives, pine nuts, lemon, thyme

 

 

DUCK

 

Duck in oranges and Marsala

 

Sicilian wine sauce

 

+ 3 € pp

 

 

MONDEGHILI

 

Delicious & special typical

 

meatballs from Milan

 

Beef, pork, chicken and

 

many other carefully

 

selected ingredients

 

 

PORK

 

BOMBETTE FROM PUGLIA

 

Stuffed pork with dried tomatoes

 

Almonds, pancetta, rosemary

 

Pecorino, smoked cheese

 

(Favourite chef’s Italian dish)

 

 

PORK

 

in balsamic vinegar sauce

 

and cherries

 

 

 

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IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

 

Almond cake

Peach Melba

 

 

 

 

 

DESSERTS

 

BIRTHDAY CAKE ON REQUEST + € 3,50 pp

 

WEDDING CAKE + € 5 pp

 

 

 

 

BISCIOLA

 

Typical stuffed brioche

 

with dried fruits, mascarpone cream

 

Served with red fruits

 

 

ORGANIC LEMON

 

Cream cooked, meringue

 

and strawberries

 

 

WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

 

Passion fruit coulis

 

&wild berries

 

 

 

MINI BLACK FOREST CAKE

 

Chocolate cake, whipped cream

 

cherry liquor, amarene, almonds

 

 

PEACHES & RASPBERRY

 

Melba cup (in summer)

 

 

SALAMI

 

Chocolate roll with biscuit

 

dried fruit & local grappa flavor

 

 

STRAWBERRIES & PEACHES

 

in local red wine syrup and spices

 

 

STRUDEL

 

Apple, apricot, cinnamon, raisins

 

Pine nuts, orange zest, anise.

 

 

TARTE TATIN

 

Upside-down caramel apple tart

 

 

TIRAMISU

 

Classic recipe with mascarpone cheese

 

Coffee & Marsala wine

 

 

TIRAMISU

 

Tiramisu with limoncello

 

and raspberries

 

 

 

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IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFIGURATION 1

 

PEARL OF LAKE COMO MENU

 

THE IDEAL MENU FOR GOURMETS

 

AND GREAT TIME AS A BIRTHDAY

 

This menu allows all guests table taste the 8 dishes.

 

Choose your dishes in the chef's dishes.

 

Same choice of dishes for everyone except vegetarians.

 

Served in family style and not.

 

 

2 STARTERS

 

+

 

2 PASTA DISHES

 

INCLUDING A BAKED ONE.

 

+

 

2 MAIN COURSES

 

+

 

2 DESSERTS

 

 

Formal Way: 8/+people: 75 €

 

Easy Way*: 8/+people: 68 €

 

*Simplified service and recipes.

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

 

Birthday cake on request + € 3,50 pp

 

Wedding cake on request: + € 5 pp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFIGURATION 2

 

ITALIAN ROMANCE MENU

 

IT DOES NOT TAKE ALWAYS

 

A SPECIAL OCCASION

 

TO PLEASE US,

 

THIS MENU IS FOR YOU!

 

This menu allows all guests table

 

taste the 2 starters and 2 desserts.

 

Choose your dishes

 

in the chef's dishes.

 

Same choice of dishes for everyone

 

except vegetarians.

 

Served in family style and not.

 

 

2 STARTERS

 

+

 

1 PASTA DISH

 

+

 

1 MAIN COURSE

 

VEGETARIAN OR FISH OR MEAT

 

+

 

2 DESSERTS

 

 

Formal Way: 8/+people: 65 €

 

Easy Way*: 8/+people: 60 €

 

*Simplified service and recipes.

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

 

Birthday cake on request + € 3,50 pp

 

Wedding cake on request: + € 5 pp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFIGURATION 3

 

PERSONAL CHEF MENU

 

IDEAL FOR WELCOME MENU

 

OR FAREWELL MENU

 

Choose your dishes

 

in the chef's dishes.

 

Same choice of dishes

 

for everyone except vegetarians.

 

Served in family style and not.

 

 

1 STARTER

 

+

 

1 PASTA DISH

 

+

 

1 MAIN COURSE

 

VEGETARIAN OR FISH OR MEAT

 

+

 

1 DESSERT

 

 

Formal Way: 10/+ people: 55 €

 

Easy Way*: 10/+people: 50 €

 

*Simplified service and recipes.

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

 

Birthday cake on request + € 3,50 pp

 

Wedding cake on request: + € 5 pp

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT

 

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info@personalchefcomolake.online

 

 

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CHEF, AUTHOR AND

 

MULTIMEDIA EDITOR

 

JOHANN DESNOUES

 

SINCE 2007 TO MILAN

 

AND LAKE COMO ITALY

 

AND SURROUNDING AREA

 

INTELVI VALLEY LAKE LUGANO

 

VALCHIAVENNA VALTELLINA

 

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