White Truffles: The Taste of Luxury At Cucina Hong Kong

White Truffles: The Taste of Luxury At Cucina Hong Kong


Hong Kong SAR, China – It’s the perfect season to experience white truffles. Cucina celebrates the arrival of highly coveted white truffles from Piedmont, Italy. A special culinary engagement has been designed by Chef Andrea Delzanno, showcasing six exquisite white truffle dishes from 22 October to 10 January 2020.

Wonderful white truffle in glass bell with pedestal, on wooden table, from Langhe Alba in Piedmont Italy.
Wonderful white truffle in glass bell with pedestal, on wooden table, from Langhe Alba in Piedmont Italy.

The unique aroma and taste of white truffles – dubbed the ‘White Diamond of the Dining Table’ – are cherished by gastronomes around the world. Chef Andrea recommends Taiyouran Scrambled Egg on Toasted Bread with Seared Hokkaido Scallops and White Truffle (HK$428), a home-style favorite from the Piedmont region, enhanced by the addition of plump, juicy Hokkaido scallops and Taiyouran egg.

Handmade Tagliolini with Butter, Parmigiano Cheese and White Truffle
Handmade Tagliolini with Butter, Parmigiano Cheese and White Truffle

Handmade Tagliolini with Butter, Parmigiano Cheese, and Shaved White Truffle. The smooth and savory indulgence of Handmade Tagliolini with Butter, Parmigiano Cheese and White Truffle (HK$498) is Chef Andrea’s personal favorite, with its fresh handmade pasta taking diners on a sensorial ride through its simple, sublime flavors.

White truffle ice cream with hazelnut sponge cake and mascarpone cheese foam
White truffle ice cream with hazelnut sponge cake and mascarpone cheese foam

White Truffle Ice Cream with Hazelnut Sponge and Truffle Mascarpone ($288) finishes off the meal on a memorable sweet note. “This is a very special dessert with the ice cream is full of the aroma of white truffle. Again, simple but elegant,” says Chef Andrea.

Taiyouran Scrambled Egg on Toasted Bread with Seared Hokkaido Scallops and White Truffle
Taiyouran Scrambled Egg on Toasted Bread with Seared Hokkaido Scallops and White Truffle

Other superb white truffle dishes on Cucina’s special menu include Potato Flan with Soft-boiled Egg with Cheese Fondue and Shaved White Truffle (HK$388), Risotto with Mascarpone Cheese, Seared Scampi Tail and Shaved White Truffle (HK$498) and Roasted Italian Veal Chop with Brussel Sprouts, Chestnut Puree and White Truffle (HK$588).

Cucina’s White Truffle: The Taste of Luxury menu is available during lunch and dinner from 22 October to 10 January 2020. For reservations, please call 2113 0808.

Cucina
Address: Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel (hotel info), Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, HKSAR, China
Tel: 2113 0808
* Prices are subject to a 10% service charge





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