Thursday, December 8, 2016

Amazing Appetizers, Chef Gennaro Esposito, Ristorante Torre del Saracino, Vico Equense (Na)


I chose an off-season December Saturday for a long overdue visit to Ristorante Torre del Sarancino, the 2 starred Michelin restaurant located next to the beach in Vico Equense. 

After a relaxing aperitif in the restaurants renovated medieval tower, I sat down and studied the menu alongside Maître Vincenzo Spasiano.  This being my first time tasting Chef Gennaro Esposito’s specialties it wasn’t easy to choose just one appetizer.  So I chose four!


Check it out…

  • Marinated scorpionfish…’acqua pazza’.   A spectacular salsa made with the fish heads included.

  • Lightly smoked bonito fish with two special sauces; one starring nduja, the other tarallo from Agerola.

  • Cuttlefish, ink and liver with parsley pesto and lemon confit.

  • Stewed mullet, caprino goat cheese and beet gnocchi.


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