If you’re craving for authentic Italian cuisine in Sri Lanka, then the Acquolina restaurant in Kalutara is the place for you. Utilising fresh seafood, the dishes here feature the best ingredients to create a culinary journey of discovery.
Acquolina at Anantara Kalutara Resort has some delectable delights well worth trying including “Tagliatelle al Nero di Seppia”; it features handmade squid ink tagliatelle pasta served with lobster as well as pancetta in a sauce consisting of shellfish and brandy. Also of note is the “Piatto di Salumi Misti” which comes with a selection of mortadella, Parma ham and salami varieties.
When dining at one of the finest Italian restaurants in Kalutara you can expect a full menu selection including antipasti which is generally the first course. Amongst the antipasti options at Acquolina is the Italian Charcuterie Board which has a choice of imported prosciutto and salami served with pickles.
No Italian meal is complete without some pizza! The “Salumiere” with Parma ham, Napoli salami and coppa salami as well as the “Margherita” made with buffalo mozzarella cheese are some of the options on the menu. Seafood lovers can also try the “Acquolina Mare” that consists of calamari, prawns, tuna and mussels.
For some Italian-style dessert one can try the “Tiramisu Acquolina” made with layers of savoiardi sponge fingers dipped in coffee, amaretto and mascarpone. Also on the menu are “Panna Cotta Alla Vaniglia” featuring vanilla panna cotta, mascarpone, citrus tube and mixed berry compote and “Zabaglione” which is a sweet marsala custard cream served with sliced fresh fruit.