Food

Home Made Pasta using 100% Venetian Technique

House made Mafaldine, also known as Reginette /Italian for Little Queens/, is a ribbon-shaped pasta with wavy edges. Mafaldine were named in honor of Princess Mafalda of Savoy in Naples /Italy/ in 20th century.
Enjoy today with any availabe Acqua Alta signature sauce

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Events

Best of Tampa Bay 2017 Creative Loafing

Best Real Taste of Europe Without Traveling

If you’ve never experienced the serendipity of wandering into a real Italian trattoria to be spoiled by the enthusiasm and generosity of la dolce vita, the sweet life, Acqua Alta is that adventure. Transplanted Venetians Leonardo and Rimma Castaldi and pescetarian chef Paolo Polo (yes, as in Marco) bring their magic to the corner of McMullen Booth and Enterprise roads. This is not Nonna’s red-sauce cuisine. —Jon Palmer Claridge

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Food

Pasta Risottata…!!

Pasta Risottata.. one of our signature cooking technique… this is why Acqua Alta pastas are so creamy and rich without using butter or cream..


Food

Risotto Acqua Alta

How to make a perfect  risotto all Dente..

Step 1…Toast the rise and  wash it in the prosecco..

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2.. keep steering  and add ingredients  you prefer..in this case fresh tomatoes

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3..Add fish and Olives ( Livornese style)

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4…Add home broth and keep steering

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5…cook it to perfection.. al dente

 

 

 

 

 

Step 6… serve it and …enjoy it.. King Fish Risotto alla Livornese