great success for the gala dinner “Eating flowers”, an exclusive of the Morenews group –

Another success for the format organized by the Morenews publishing group and which was proposed on the occasion of the appointment “Waiting for Villa Ormond in bloom” in the extraordinary location of the Sanremo villa.

The event was included in the event promoted by Villa Ormond Events Foundation in collaboration with thePalette Restaurants Association with company technical sponsors Ravera Bio of Albenga and Cna Imperia.

The gala dinner was a fun and nice party with over 140 participants and an original menu created by the executive chef of AdHoc, Matteo Riccitelliwho proposed a delicious menu with dishes made with the company’s edible flowers Ravera Bio from Albenga.

During the evening the reporter Claudio Porchia together with the comic actor Stefano Bicocchi aka Vito, he presented the flowers of the various preparations and accompanied the public in the tasting of particular flavors, in some cases never tried before. Flowers used only for ornamental purposes and appreciated for the beauty of the colors of the petals such as Begonia, Calendula, Snapdragons, Marigold, Nasturtium and Violet they were presented in the food version allowing guests to discover the secrets of cooking with flowers, which represents the new frontier of gourmet cuisine.

This is the menu proposed by chef Matteo Riccitelli

Welcome aperitif with Focaccia with Rosemary flowers and a Zucchini flower filled with the flavor of Spring and stuffed with Bocche di Leone

As an appetizer a delicate “Totanacetta, Pink Shrimp and fried marigold flowers with Nasturtium flower sauce, which gave an unprecedented spiciness to the dish.

As a first course of the tasty Raviolini stuffed with Rabbit and flavored with Marigold flowers

Followed by an exquisite “Grilled sea bass Pavè on purple potato purée, Viola Cornuta mayonnaise with Begonia flower butter” which balanced the flavors of the sea with the acidic and citrus notes of Begonia.

Finally, a dessert prepared by the chef Luca Muratore, collaborator of Cna of Imperia who proposed a “Tribute to Orange Blossoms and Citrus Fruits of the Riviera”

“It was a great satisfaction to record the positive comments of the participants in the evening and in particular the appreciation on the gastronomic proposal prepared with care and competence by chef Matteo Riccitelli, whom I want to thank together with all the Adoc catering staff for their availability and great professionalism demonstrated also on this occasion – declares Enrico Anghilante publisher of Morenews – A special thanks to the Villa Ormond Foundation for hosting the event, to the actor chef Vito for his presence and his entertaining interventions, to the technical sponsor, Ravera Bio from Albenga, who provided the precious flowers, true protagonists of the evening, to the Cna of Imperia for having contributed to the success of the evening with a pleasant dessert and finally to our journalist, Claudio Porchia, who with his brilliant stories accompanied the guests to discover the secrets of cooking with flowers. A very successful evening, the result of the collective work of our Morenews publishing group. For years we have been present in the catering sector with a series of formats and various high-level cultural proposals, today gathered in “”, the new container of our group, which combines food and drink with tourism ”.

We remember that “Eat the Flowers” is a format available for evenings in Italian and European restaurants. Chefs and owners can request information by sending an email to or by contacting the number 348-0954317.

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