OTTO’S SCIALATELLI AL KAMUT
Scialatelli are a staple pasta in the Campania region and quite the tourist attraction. Countless visitors make their way to the Amalfi Coast just to try it. Otto Ristorante respects the traditional manner of serving seafood, but with a twist. Its scialatelli are hand-made with Kamut, an ancient grain, and prepared with Boston Lobster, tomato confit and a delectable white wine sauce. Everything from the luscious sauce to the pasta’s robust texture will make you feel like you are discovering Italian cuisine all over again.
32 Maxwell Road, 01-02/03, Singapore 069115, Tel: 6227-6819.
There is a lot more to Italian cuisine than pizza and pasta, with every region boasting its best to the table. OSO Ristorante pays homage to Southern Italian fare with its Polpo. The dish combines Sicilian fished octopus with spices and herbs, bringing a palette true to its reg ional roots. Served on a bed of mashed potato, parsley sauce, lemon zest and paprika, this invigorating dish packs flavours that transport you to the Mediterranean coast.
100 Peck Seah Street, 27th floor, Singapore 079333, Tel: 6327-8378.
ETNA’S PISTACHIO TIRAMISU
You have not tried Italian tiramisu in all its glory until you have tried this one from Bronte. This town in Sicily is internationally renown for its superior pistachios, and thanks to Etna Ristorante, you won’t have to buy a plane ticket to try it. The classic tiramisu is infused with a layer of pure Bronte pistachio cream, and then finished with a sprinkling of the finely ground nut.
49/50 Duxton Road, Singapore 089513, Tel: 6220-5513.