The perfect season to experience the magic of precious white truffles is here. Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to savour six exquisite white truffle delicacies and classic Piedmontese dishes prepared by Cucina’s Italian Chef Andrea Delzanno from now until 10 January 2018.
The unique aroma and taste of white truffles – dubbed the ‘White Diamond of the Dining Table’ – are cherished by gastronomes around the world during their short annual season. Chef Andrea recommends Taiyouran Scrambled Egg on Toasted Bread with Seared Hokkaido Scallops and White Truffle (HK$408), the home-style favourite from the Piedmont region has been enhanced with the addition of plump, juicy Hokkaido scallops and the Taiyouran egg.
The silky Handmade Tagliolini with Butter, Parmigiano Cheese and Shaved White Truffle (HK$498) is Chef Andrea’s personal favourite and promises to take diners on a sensorial joy ride with its simple yet sublime flavour explosion.
Risotto is another great dish to showcase the unique white truffle. Risotto with Parmigiano Cheese, Mascarpone, Chicken Gravy and White Truffle ($498) is a rich and aromatic dish with a balance of bold, savoury flavours and indulgent textures making it irresistibly delicious.
Other superb Piedmontese dishes on Cucina’s special menu include: Thin Slice of Veal with Tuna Mayonnaise Sauce, Capers and Anchovy (HK$288); Cuttlefish and Scampi Skewer with Bell Peppers, Anchovy and Garlic Sauce (HK$308); and Piedmont Veal Scaloppine with Arneis Wine Sauce, Mashed Potato and White Truffle ($588).
Cucina’s Italian Piedmont White Truffles and Classic Flavours menu is available during lunch and dinner from now until 10 January 2018. For reservations, please call 2113 0808.
Address: Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel: 2113 0808
* Prices are subject to a 10% service charge