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Whether I’m sourcing quality ingredients, preparing my pasta dough or sauce, gathering friends and co-workers or serving up to clients. I love everything about Italian fare and it is definitely a specialty of mine. I grew up in Melbourne, Australia where Italian migrants heavily populate the inner Northern suburbs. You would never struggle to find authentic flavor and inspiration. I served this Agnolotti (“an-yo-lot-tee”) to a dear client and family from the northwest Italian region of Piedmont where this pasta shape originates. Each parcel bursts with a bright Spring English Pea, Mascarpone and Mint sauce, enlivened with a hint of Lemon Zest. For perfectly oozy Agnolotti, boil them just past al-dente and lightly toss through a simmering Fresh Pea, Vegetable Broth and Olive Oil emulsion to kiss each morsel.
I paired this fresh, yet moreish pasta dish with a Roero DOC from the southeast region of Piedmont region. This notable white wine is crafted from Arneis, an indigenous Italian white varietal. The sandy, clay-limestone soil famous in the Roero lends this wine a distinct floral and mineral aroma with playful bursts of peach and apricot. The dry, racy, lemon nuanced palate pleasantly complements this light vegetable pasta, with the acidity cutting through the richness of mascarpone filling. Seek out this variety if you enjoy light, acid driven wines with accents of fruit such pinot grigio, vermentino and soave. Winemakers from the region say these wines must be enjoyed with great food and the finest company.
- Sommeliers Choice Awards Multicultural Food and Wine Ambassador
Tim is an Australian food and wine writer and accredited nutritionist. When cooking, Tim loves using healthy, local ingredients accented with bold multicultural flavors. Discover Tim’s endless recipes and multicultural food ideas on Instagram @tc_neumann or through Beverage Trade Network articles.
If you are looking to enter in the Sommeliers Choice Awards then you can make big savings by submitting your wines now and take advantage of the Super Early Bird Offer. But you need to act quickly as the super early bird offer runs out on August 30, 2019. SCA is one of the leading competition where wines are judged by top sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers and wine directors.