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Black Truffles

If you’re heard of the popular, intensely delicious white Alba truffles, get ready for their aromatic sibling. From January 6 to March 31, Spasso, DiVino Patio, and DiVino restaurants will be offering black winter truffles, introducing customers to this delightful treat.

It’s no wonder how powerful these truffles are, when it comes to elevating an ordinary meal to a five-star dining experience. These beautiful black diamonds came all the way from Norcia, Umbria, a place famous for their divine ‘tartufo nero’. Their flavours are enhanced in culinary preparation, and are perfect for all combinations.

Black Truffles

To make this new introduction even better, the above mentioned restaurants are offering the following dishes to go with:

DiVino Truffle Creations
Seared Ahi tuna, light carrots cream, winter black truffle and roasted baby carrots
Potato gnocchi tossed with buffalo milk butter and “microplane” black truffle
St. Helen beef sirloin “tagliata” truffle shaving and Pecorino di Grotta

DiVino Patio Truffle Creations
Focaccina with Stracchino cheese, Winter truffle and baby mâché
“Albese” beef carpaccio with black truffle, wild rocket salad and Castelmagno cheese
Acquarello risotto with Taleggio and Norcia truffle shaving

Spasso Truffle Creations
Crown of diver scallop and Norcia truffle, baby cress, Cervia sea salt and Amalfi lemon zest
Carnaroli risotto with salt-roasted purée of beef, aged Parmesan cheese fondue and Norcia truffle
Homemade porcini Tagliatelle tossed with a rich Raschere DOP cheese fondue and truffle ‘brumale Vitt’

Black Truffles

To make it perfectly clear: the black winter truffle season has come. Book a place at the following restaurants now to get your long-overdue truffle fix!

DiVino Address: 73 Wyndham Street, Central
DiVino Phone No.: 2167 8883

Spasso Address: G5-8, 12-17, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
Spasso Phone No.: 2730 8027

DiVino Patio Address: Shop 11, 1/f, BRIM28, Causeway Bay Centre, No 28 Harbour Road, Wanchai
DiVino Phone No.: 2877 3552

Written by Vivien Au

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