Franco's Christmas Menu

Menu One

2 Courses £22.90 or 3 Courses £27.95

Starters

Mozzarella in Carrozza (V)
Deep fried breaded mozzarella cheese served with garlic mayonnaise and spicy tomato sauce
Homemade Minestrone Soup
Homemade with fresh vegetables served with fresh bread
Funghi Della Casa (V)
Sautéed mushrooms with garlic cream sauce
Homemade Chicken Liver Pâté with Toast
Gamberetti e Salmone Affumicato
Smoked salmon and prawn cocktail with Marie-Rose Sauce

Main Course

Mushroom and Broccoli Stroganoff (V)
Sautéed mushrooms and broccoli with paprika and cream served with rice
Pollo con Timo e Prosciutto
Roast chicken breast wrapped in thyme and Parma Ham, served with sage and onion stuffing, ‘pigs in blankets’ with a rich gravy
Salmone al Sugo di Mare con Spinaci
Salmon served on a bed of spinach coated in a white wine and prawn sauce finished with cream and tomato
Pollo Diane
Pieces of chicken and mushrooms cooked in a brandy, cream and French mustard sauce
Peppered Steak Pizza
Topped with strips of beef, green peppers, red onion, rocket and parmesan cheese

Desserts

Tiramisu
Sponge soaked in marsala and coffee layered with a sweet marsala wine and cream topping
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Served with cream or ice-cream and hot butterscotch sauce
Coppa Amerena
Vanilla ice-cream, black amerena cherries, cherry liqueur and cream
Chocolate Fudge Cake
With cream or ice-cream

Menu Two

2 Courses £16.90 or 3 Courses £23.50

Starters

Minestrone Soup (V)
Homemade with fresh vegetables served with
fresh bread
Funghi Orientali (V)
Breaded mushrooms with garlic dip
Homemade Chicken Liver Pâté with Toast
Insalata Franco’s (V)
Mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, olives, basil
and tomatoes

Mains

Pizza Margherita (V)
Tomato and mozzarella
Pizza Vegetariana (V)
Tomato, mozzarella, and sliced mixed vegetables
Pizza Mafiosa
Tomato, mozzarella, chicken, ham, pepperoni and garlic butter
Pizza Franco's
Tomato, mozzarella, artichokes, anchovies, ham, salami and olives
Pizza Piccante
Tomato, mozzarella, chicken, peppers, bacon and chilli
Pizza Venezia
Tomato, mozzarella, ham and mushroom
Lasagne
Pasta sheets layered with a cheese and Bolognese sauce baked with mozzarella
Penne Matriciana
Smoked bacon with chilli and tomato sauce
Penne Americana
Chicken and sweetcorn cooked in a creamy
sauce
Penne Etna (V)
Penne pasta in a creamy tomato and chilli sauce baked with mozzarella cheese
Spaghetti Bolognese
Minced beef, tomato, garlic and herb sauce
Canelloni Barbaroux
Pancake filled with minced beef and spinach blended with herbs, baked with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce
Risotto Vegetariana (V)
Rice sautéed with vegetables, tomato and
stock
Risotto Pollo e Funghi
Rice sautéed with chicken and mushrooms in
a tomato stock and cream

Desserts

Tiramisu
Sponge soaked in marsala and coffee layered
with a sweet marsala wine and cream topping
Chocolate Fudge Cake
With cream or ice-cream
Vanilla ice-cream with Baileys
Profiteroles al Cioccolato
Choux pastry filled with cream and topped
with chocolate