Truffle Lovers! Have it Your Own Way at These Restaurants

Enjoy some Italian black truffle goodness at Divino Group until 31 March. Choose from their specially created truffle dishes or ask them to add truffle to anything on the menu - even your pizza!

15 Jan 2020 — By Catherine Stewart / Food / Restaurants / Taste
black truffle

Celebrate Black Truffle Season With The Divino Group

Available from 6 January to 31 March,  Spasso, DiVino, DiVino Patio and Carpaccio restaurants will feature a sumptuous selection of dishes that showcase the prized  black winter truffles or ‘Tartufo Nero’ from Norcia in Umbria.


No Menu, No Limitations, No Rules

“It’s a joy to cook with these delicious truffles and introduce their incredible flavours to our customers,” explains Chef Michele. “As we pursue a ‘No Menu, No Limitations, No Rules’ approach to our craft, we are free to tailor our use of the truffles to the exact taste and preference of our diners. I’m looking forward to coming up with recommendations and combinations that will really surprise and challenge people’s palates!”

Unlike the white truffle, the black truffle’s flavours are optimised when gently heated or cooked, exuding an almost peppery taste in tandem with their delicate, sweet and fruity aroma. Black winter truffles are one of the most precious culinary delicacies – adored by gourmet diners and chefs alike. Their inclusion to any dish will heighten the flavours of the other ingredients and warrant a proclamation of “magnifico!” with the meal.

risotto with black truffle

enhance any dish with some black truffle

With DiVino Group’s ‘No menu. No limitations. No rules.’ approach to the menu, diners are invited to experience black truffles as they wish – be adventurous and creative, delight in the capacity to experiment. But each of the Group’s four restaurants will be offering unique dishes created by their respective chefs.

DiVino’s Truffle Creations

carpaccio of beef

Angus Carpaccio Beef, cream of slow cooked egg, mâche salad and black truffle petals

  • Angus Carpaccio Beef, cream of slow cooked egg, mâche salad and black truffle petals
  • Delicate risotto creamed with Burrata from Andria and winter black truffle
  • Black Angus Ranges Valley “Tagliata” served with wild rocket pecorino shaving and black truffle

Divino Patio’s Truffle Creations

  • Angus carpaccio beef, rocket, balsamic pearls, black truffle and Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Daho potato foam, wild mushrooms dust and winter black truffle
  • My interpretation of spaghetti alla carbonara, tossed with prawns and black truffle
  • Saffron risotto with a ragout of sausage and Melanosporum black truffle

Spasso’s Truffle Creations

  • Hand tossed pizza bianca, topped with smoked Scamorza, diced potato, baby spinach and Melanosporum black truffle
  • “Ferron 1650” carnaroli with porcini mushrooms and Norcia black truffle
  • Label Rouge guinea fowl supreme slow cooked & pan-roasted laid on a baby spinach salad, served with a rich egg lemon sauce and black truffle

Carpaccio’s Truffle Creations

black truffle focaccia

Black truffle & potato focaccia with mozzarella fior di latte and a hint of rosemary

  • Carnaroli risotto with beetroot, Parmesan cheese fondue and black truffle petals
  • Homemade tagliatelle with vegetarian carbonara enriched with black truffle
  • Black truffle & potato focaccia with mozzarella fior di latte and a hint of rosemary

Reservations

DiVino: 73 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: +(852) 2167 8883

Spasso: G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, TST East, Kowloon. Tel: +(852) 2730 8027


DiVino Patio: 1/f, BRIM28, Causeway Bay Centre, No 28 Harbour Rd, Wanchai. Tel: +(852) 2877 3552

Carpaccio: Shop 307, 3rd Floor, iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, TST, Kowloon. Tel: +(852) 2328 5202

 

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