Punchinello's Launches New Venetian-style Winter Menu

June 12, 2019


Punchinello’s restaurant at Southern Sun Montecasino, Johannesburg, has unveiled a magnificent winter menu that celebrates the restaurant’s fusion of Venetian style and Mediterranean cuisine, delivering a delectable variety of dishes bursting with rich and exotic flavours.


The menu was created by Kieran Conway, Tsogo Sun Hotel’s Group Development Chef, the new Punchinello’s Food & Dreams menu is a wealth of tastes of the Mediterranean.


Starters include Tuscan heirloom tomato tart with basil emulsion and shaved pecorino; Beef carpaccio with beetroot falafel; Celery and parsley stuffed calamari; and Shredded lamb kataifi with smoked bacon relish. Soups include Roasted tomato and cream with an olive and feta fritter; and Mediterranean chicken broth and dumplings.



The mains include Braised short-rib with Guinness infused jus; Grilled salmon trout and Sardinian artichoke pasta; Pan-fried sole with potato fondant and apple puree as well as Chargrilled chicken souvlaki.


Other mains are Braised pork belly; Grilled lamb cutlets with Parma ham and ratatouille; Beef fillet with grilled sweet potato and roasted garlic; and 400g beef T-bone with hand cut fries, apricot & peppadew relish.


The pasta and risotto offering includes Piemontese tomato & olive stuffed agnolotti; Pumpkin and pea risotto; and Punchinello’s classic veal and mushroom fettucine – a house speciality.


Dessert selection includes Lemon ‘Delizione’; Venetian chocolate mousse; Milk and honey chamomile panna cotta; Berry mousse creation; Jesters tiramisu brulee surprise; and Dark chocolate fondant with pistachio and orange ice cream.


Also featured in the stunning and stylish menu is a detailed ‘delicious winter recipe’ for Tuscan tomato tart with shaved parmesan and onions.

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