The aroma of truffles is distinctive and alluring; it is alleged to galvanise the palate and senses. Truffle-infused dishes are head-turners at restaurants –it’s been tested on me and proven true. There is a small minority who have no liking for truffles, but the majority would gladly acquire their portions.
The season of truffle gives Prego at Fairmont Singapore an occasion to bring forth a luxurious line-up of truffle-infused dishes from 1 November 2013 through January 2014.
Indulge in more than 10 truffle-inspired dishes from various regions such as Piedmont, Tuscany and Umbria, in not only the appetiser and hand-made pasta sections but also the dessert section.
Truffle Ricotta Cheese with Shaved White Truffle
You begin with a basket of house-baked breads accompanied by a Truffle Ricotta Cheese with Shaved White Truffle spread. Truffle makes everything taste good. I want to dip everything into this.
Grilled Tomino Cheese, Endive Salad, White Truffle ($38)
The uncomplicated dish of grilled Tomino cheese topped with white truffle and sided with endive salad and toast is a crowd-pleaser. This dish succeeds in mere virtue of the quality of ingredients.
Tartare di Manzo, Acciughe, Uova Quaglia, Tartufo Bianco – Angus Beef Tartar, Anchovy, Quail Eggs, White Truffle ($40)
A personal pick would be the Tartare di Manzo, Acciughe, Uova Quaglia, Tartufo Bianco from Piedmont. Succulent chunks of Angus beef tartar is combined with anchovy and quail egg yolk, topped with shavings of white truffle –delightful from start to finish. Continue reading