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Italian dinner party menu

vanessa7 | Aug 4, 2017 10:35 AM

We're hosting an Italian dinner party and this is what we're planning for the menu:

Appertivo: Bellini
Antipasto: black truffle salami and crackers, Macarona almonds, green and Kalamata olives, bruschetta (burrata, tomatoes, and basil)
Primo: ricotta gnocchi, spaghetti carbonara
Secondi: grilled lamb chops
Contorno: white bean and arugula salad
Formaggi e Frutta: grilled soft cheese with honey, thyme, and apricots
Dolce con digestif e caffe: olive oil cake with lemon curd, coffee, and Fra Angelico

My question is whether I should drop the bruschetta so that our guests have more room for the later courses. Would bruschetta be too carb-heavy? Otherwise, any other suggestions?

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