Almond restaurant in Bridgehampton hosts a "slow-food" dinner on April 11 devoted to goat.
The five-course dinner is $60 for Slow Food members and $70 for non-members. Slow Food is an organization, and movement, started more than 20 years ago. It emphasizes local ingredients and traditional preparation based on them. Slow Food East End is part of the group.
The dinner at Almond will include goat-cheese crostini with warm beets, pistachios and balsamic vinegar; malfatti pasta with spinach and goat's-milk ricotta gnocchi and crisp sage; roasted goat with a ragout of cranberry beans, arugula pesto and fregola; and goat-yogurt panna cotta with strawberries and black pepper. Dinner, which features items from Lynnehaven Farm in Ulster County, starts at 6:30 p.m.
Almond is at 1970 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton; 631-537-8885.
Goat cheese at Catapano Dairy Farm, Peconic. Photo / Timothy Fadek