Olivier&Co X Va Bene Pasta Deli Collaboration Menu

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The world’s best olive oil brand brings excitement to the foodie community as it collaborates with Manila’s top artisan Italian restaurant, Va Bene. This partnership features Olivier&Co.’s products to highlight different unique flavors of every dish personally curated for a special menu by Va Bene’s Executive Chef and owner, Massimo Veronesi.

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“I like the quality of Olivier&Co.’s olive oils as well as their other specialty products. I tested their products a few years back and I was very impressed about the quality and how many different flavors they have,” shared Chef Massimo.

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Va Bene Pasta Deli offers a plethora of culinary delights that can satiate everyone’s taste and palate. Their decadent menu features the true taste of quality Italian food.

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For this collaboration, Chef Massimo created a menu where O&Co. products not only complement the dish, but as a main ingredient to give a delicious twist for that irresistible burst of flavor. “The use of premium extra virgin oil balances and complements the taste. For each dish, I chose the oil with the right characteristics to give it an unexpected, delectable flavor,” said Chef Massimo.

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There’s the Tuna Carpaccio (Tuna carpaccio with straciatella cheese, celery, dill, and capers, finished with O&Co. Lemon Specialty Olive Oil), which is the perfect appetizer to prepare your taste buds for the bold flavors to come.

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Follow it with a plate of traditional Italian pasta dish, the Aglio E Olio (Homemade Linguine pasta with sautéed “aglio e olio” clams, and zucchini, finished with O&Co. Lemon Specialty Olive Oil). It’s simple but is astonishingly full-flavored.

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Also try the Tomato Risotto (Carnaroli risotto cooked with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil, buffalo straciatella cheese, and finished with O&Co. 2017 Affiorato Oil). It has a creamy texture with your favorite Mediterranean ingredients.

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For a taste of summer, try Va Bene’s Summer Panna Cotta (Refreshing vanilla orange panna cottta topped with O&Co. Blueberry Balsamic Condiment). The combination of tart and sweet flavors make it a refreshing dessert.

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They also have the Olive Oil Ice Cream which is vanilla ice cream made even more delectable with a drizzle of O&Co. 2017 Affiorato Oil, and topped with honey and chopped almonds and lemon zest.

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For a sweet and fruity flavor, finish your meal with the Strawberry & Fig (Vanilla Ice Cream on a bed of sliced fresh strawberries, drizzled with O&Co. Fig Condiment).

The special menu will be available for a limited time only starting on June 15 and is exclusively available at Va Bene Pasta Deli in Central Square.

Stay hungry,

thehungrychef

Nathaniel Uy

 

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