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Celebrating South Australian Produce at Jamie's Italian Adelaide

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The World Loves Adelaide was invited to Jamie's Italian for a celebration of South Australian Produce. And what a night it was! Diners were treated to a three course dinner, which was more like a 10 course dinner with multiple dishes per course. The top notch dishes were matched with bespoke South Australian Wines.

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The evening was hosted by two of Jamie's long-standing friends – sommelier, Matt Skinner and chef, Tobie Puttock. Both are long credentialed in their fields and are enthusiasts of all things South Australian.

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Jamie and Tobie first met in 1999 at the River Café in London, before Tobie and Matt helped Jamie to open his first restaurant, Fifteen, in 2002.

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Guests enjoyed an amazing three-course sharing feast featuring the best in-season produce and matching SA wines from Chaffey Bros, Zonte's Footstep & Mr Riggs.

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Matt Skinner has spent considerable time in South Australia and was speaking rave reports about the local scene.

Classic Meat Plank with mixed salumi with 'nduja crostini, bocconcini, pecorino & chilli jam with pickles olives & slaw. What a joyous arrangement of fresh local produce!

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Burrata with a selection of slow roasted SA heritage tomatoes, basil oil & carta di musica. Burrata and fresh local tomatoes was a match made in heaven.

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Spritz anyone?

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Beef carpaccio with asparagus & and local pecorino was another rustic hit.

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Home made Orechiette with wild garlic pesto was a rustic dish that hit the high notes. With the wait staff on hand to provide extra grated cheese!

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Kitchen action!

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Roasted Mulloway with vigonle - a classic Roman vegetable stew, was a dish that many considered their favourite of the night. Local produce at its best.

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Barossa Valley Black Angus aged rump, salt baked baby beets, wild garlic & spinach was a personal favourite. Every bite was to savour, complemented wonderfully by the baby beets and wild garlic and spinach.

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Dessert was stunning featuring Polenta cake with Kangaroo Island honey.

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A Selection of local South Australian cheese was the perfect note on which to finish this epic meal.

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Such a great night and a worthy celebration of South Australian wine and produce! Thanks to Jamie's Italian and all involved!


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