who is playing for dinner”...
and gastronomy at 180°gradi
NIGHT 180°gradi jazz music with Trio Silvia Manco
(piano&voice), Stefano Nunzi (double bass) and Andrea Nunzi (drums)”.
have been texted by a special place “the baker’s that
as written on the business cards – that opened in Fermo at the beginning
of 2007. It is called
per il pane.
I had already
been there, so I didn’t hesitate to confirm my booking at once. It was a
special occasion too. It was ““Guess
who is playing for dinner” closing
night and the trio Silvia Manco and Nunzi brothers
was playing jazz.
Talented young musicians fill the air with swing while a
rich menu of delicious specialities is served for dinner. They are
appealing both in flavour and in the way they are presented. People just
sit there staring at the beauty of the dish before daring to ruin that
piece of Art with a fork.
night at the end of July was perfect. The cosy atmosphere of the place,
the candle lit room and bottles of wine whose necks were covered in melted
wax were beautifully framed by a temporary Arts show with painting and
pictures by ContempoPreziotti Artistic
main course is served accompanied by vibrating touches on the piano by Siliva
Manco, some double bass notes (Stefano
Nunzi) supported in rhythm and
balance by the drums (Andrea Nunzi).
were served on a dish covered in tomato sauce crowned by some fried onions.
At first it seems natural to try to detect any single ingredient,
understand the flavours... their perfect balance though, helps in fully
committing to the enjoyment of their tasting.
nest of pasta with olive oil was then served. A ricotta cheese
dressing and a sugar coated peach are to be tasted slowly, to appreciate
the way they melt in the mouth.
the rhythm and Silvia
Manco voice start to make the night more involving, then also the
dinner presents stronger flavours. Millesfoglie al pesto does look
like a plain lasagna. When you cut it with the fork, the aubergine and
scamorza cheese filling reveals itself. The beauty of the dishes never
prevails on their flavour....
nice glass of Verdicchio helps better appreciating the dishes and even new
tastes such as cold chicken salad with
lemon and yoghurt liquid dressing. The chicken is carefully cut in slices
and the dressing is served on a bowl... it is perfect to let some drops
dress the meat.
the dishes are characterized by colour choreographies and consistencies in
contrast such as the crispy almond wafer that accompanies the soft and
creamy Blackberry mousse.
plays his instrument in a pulsating solo. He looks absorbed, then his
brother’s drums increase the rhythm and all the eyes are for him and the
energy he excites.
rolls with fresh tomato sauce
Pasta nest with olive oil, ricotta cheese dressing and sugar coated fruit
and aubergine, pesto and scamorza cheese filling
chicken salad and yoghurt dressing
Verdicchio and Spumante
cotta per il pane
– Confectioner’s - Restaurant – Bar