healthy nutritional path

Dinner menu La Calce

Info for the guest

All the dishes in this Menu have been designed and created to guarantee our guests an experience of wellbeing through food, taste and health

For the preparation and consumption of food, we began with the Golden Rules of nutrition: principles of healthy living, scientifically recognized and adapted, in harmony with the heritage of tradition and knowledge of contemporary cuisine.

La Calce is the heart of wellbeing and offers a selection of balanced dishes that can help slow down cellular aging, improve physical health and reduce inflammation and stress.

Every dish has a Nutri Score indication, a new European labelling system that defines the nutritional quality of food on a scale ranging from A (healthy) to E (unhealthy).

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STARTERS

Traditional bread salad
Calories: 330 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 5g
Nutri Score: A
The purely summer dish, is a remake of a traditional cialledda bread salad with acquasale; the basis of the dish is vegetable that brings freshness, but also vitamins and minerals, to the body. In addition, vegetables have the task of enriching the supply of antioxidants. The salt water is completed with the potato cream and the whole grain frisella, which play a bioregulating function thanks to the contained fibres.

Dentex carpaccio, cucumber and fermented lemonlemon
Calories: 180 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 1g
Nutri Score: A

The dish is a good source of protein with high biological value, the most present fatty acids are unsaturated (they help to lower the cholesterol level and protect against cardiovascular diseases), sugar is in low quantities. The lemon is fermented and in addition to the well-known intake of Vitamin C is enriched with health functional substances such as antioxidants, prebiotics and probiotics.

Clam, almond, black garlic and wild rocket
Calories: 200 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 7g
Nutri Score: A

The appetizer as a whole is complete at a nutritional level, the clam provides protein and mineral salts, thanks to almonds we find a good supply of antioxidant substances and essential unsaturated fatty acids. Regarding black garlic, fermentation improves its organoleptic characteristics as well as makes more accessible the nutrients for the body. From the potato we have the softness in the flavor and the energetic part of the dish.

Aubergine, tomato, ricotta and basil
Calorie intake: 200 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 5g
Nutri Score: B

A nutritionally balanced vegetarian dish: the aubergine contributes to the supply of fibre, the ricotta – with its protein matrix – is rich in calcium and vitamin A, the cooked tomato is a source of lycopene (an antioxidant substance).
The saturated fatty acids of the ricotta are counterbalanced with the use of vegetable condiments such as extra virgin olive oil and a legume salsa obtained following fermentation.

FIRST COURSE

Gnocchi, squid, squid ink and smoked potato peel
Calories: 260 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 3g
Nutri Score: B

A good balance of carbohydrates from the non-boiled potatoes (providing a lower glycaemic index) and squid proteins.
Fish is a source of sodium and vitamin A, squid ink is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant substances.

Chickpea and buckwheat Risone pasta, asparagus, ricotta forte* and crusco pepper Chickpea and buckwheat risone pasta, beetroot with podolica cow blue cheese
Calories: 400 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 5g
Nutri Score: B

The dish is vegetarian, has a good amount of fiber and the calorie intake is given by the content of carbohydrates that are divided between buckwheat and chickpeas, which enrich the dish of minerals including calcium, iron, phosphorus. It does not contain gluten. Beet is rich in antioxidant substances and fibers, useful for the intestine.

Yellow turnip tagliatella, wild mustard, pine nuts and raisin
Calories: 180 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 4g
Nutri Score: A

The dish has vegetable essence and brings a good balance between fat and simple carbohydrates; the fiber rate is its strength from the nutritional profile, it helps to keep under control the glycemic load, and lower cholesterol in the blood. In addition, turnip is an excellent allied food in the constitution of the bones. Mustard plays a role in controlling “bad” cholesterol in the bloodstream.

Senatore Cappelli spelt spaghetti with three tomatoes, ricotta cheese and basil
Calories: 400 Kcal circa
Fibre: 3g
Nutri Score: A

The ultimate first course, spaghetti, chosen with the addition of a more rustic and less refined cereal but from a pasta factory of great experience. The content of lycopene (antioxidant) comes from the sauce of fresh tomatoes while the part of protein and softness of taste comes from ricotta cheese .

MAIN COURSE

Mackerel in cacciatora-style sauce 
Calories: 320 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 2g
Nutri Score: A

The dish contains proteins of high biological value of the fish, as well as Omega3 fatty acids. The sauce is served keeping all the ingredients (vegetables) because it is smoothed and unfiltered. The vegetables that recall the ingredients of the cacciatora sauce are the nutritional framework of the dish. A light and tasty preparation at the same time.

Ray wings and lentils from Altamura
Calories: 300 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 4g
Nutri Score: A

In the dish we find a complete protein profile given by both fish and lentils. The ray has the content of phosphorus and potassium as its strength, while lentils contribute to the supply of iron and vitamins of group B. Also in this case, fibres from legume as well as the vegetables added to the lentil soup have not been neglected.

Cappuccio Cabbage, herb pesto, bell pepper preserve and quince mustard
Calories: 240 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 9g
Nutri Score: A

A vegetable dish par excellence, with a high water and fibre content of the vegetables that allow you to feel satisfied without losing control of calorie intake.
The presence of different plants and of quince is a guarantee for a very efficient and complete vitamin and mineral supply. A dish that has bioregulatory, antioxidant and purifying functions.

Baked vegetables terrine
Calories: 130 Kcal circa
Fibre: 4g
Nutri Score: A

The ultimate vegetable course, is efficient from the point of view of calories thanks to the high content of water and fiber of vegetables that allow you to satiate the body without losing control of the caloric income. The presence of different plants and seeds is a guarantee of a very efficient and complete vitamin and mineral supply. Essential functions are those regulating, antioxidant and purifying.

Zucchini compôte
Calories: 140 Kcal circa
Fibre: 2g
Nutri Score: A

Zucchini is the summer vegetable for excellence, with a low calorie and glycemic index. The vitamin and potassium intake, playing a diuretic function, is to emphasize. The dish is completed with ricotta cheese that accompanies zucchini flower and enriches the dish with a few fats. To give freshness there is the use of aromatic herbs such as basil and mint, with refreshing and stimulating properties for gastric activity

DESSERT

Watermelon and Regina tomato 
Calories: 80 Kcal circa
Fibre: 2g
Nutri Score: A

This is a refreshing dessert thanks to high level of water content in the watermelon, which have a good dose of vitamins and a low natural sugar content. The regina tomato produced in our lands brings antioxidant substances such as lycopene and phenolic compounds.

Sole di Puglia
Calories: 100 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 1g
Nutri Score: A

The dessert is characterized by the presence of carotenoids, orange-yellow pigment of vegetables. Carotenoids are important for the vitamin intake (provitamin A) and have photoprotective action to the sun, moreover they are important antioxidants.
This course has a low presence of added sugar, and acquires added value thanks to the presence of fermented milk. The bitter almonds, eaten in moderate amounts, are important for B17 vitamin supply.

Bread, figs and chocolate
Calories: 160 Kcal approximately
Fibre: 1g
Nutri Score: B

Dessert that conquers your taste but also the entire wellbeing of the body, the chocolate is the ingredient allied to health thanks its antioxidants and mood acting on serotonin known as the hormone of happiness. Figs take on the task of bring dietary fiber, useful for the intestine, and a bag of benefits such as protecting the skin, protecting the immune system, keep blood pressure low.