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GASTRO CORNER


The gourmand cuisine of today cannot be imagined without this subterranean mushroom which is considered the pinnacle of world gastronomy and an exquisite ingredient for various dishes, from homemade Istrian pasta and boškarin beef to highest quality Adriatic fish. We believe that every great thing takes time. So take your time and surrender yourself to the adventure of flavors, aromas and sensations with Istria’s gold – the truffle. Time invested into right things will always bring you back to memories of those wonderful moments.


Ravioli stuffed with homemade cheese in truffle sauce

Time of preparation: 30 min

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Melt the butter in a pan over low heat and add the Tartufata. Meanwhile, cook the ravioli and add a pinch of salt and two tablespoons of the ravioli cooking water into the pan. After 10 min of braising over low heat, add the cream and some parmesan in the pan. When ravioli are cooked, pour the sauce over them and then freely add parmesan and fresh truffles.


Truffle beefsteak in truffle and porcini sauce with pea puree

Time of preparation: 30 min

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Melt the butter (30%) in a pan over low heat and add the truffle and porcini sauce. Meanwhile, put the peas with a pinch of salt in the water to cook. Season the steaks with salt and pepper. Prepare a grill pan for the beefsteak and cook until you’re satisfied. For a medium done steak, we recommend cooking the steaks for 8 minutes, two minutes each side for each steak. When finished, add a few drops of Worcestershire sauce and white truffle olive oil on the steaks. Add the remaining butter to the cooked and drained peas and strain everything together. When serving, pour the finished sauce over the steaks and grate some fresh truffles in your desired amount. Serve with the pea puree.


Gourmets truffle burger with beet chips

Time of preparation: 50 min

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Wash the beets, cut them into thin slices and set them on parchment paper to bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C. Cook the patties on a heated grill 3-4 minutes each side. Cut the buns in half and heat them on the grill. At the end of cooking, add the truffle cheese on the patties and keep grilling for a few more minutes until the cheese melts. Let the baked beets cool down and season them with salt and pepper. Place the lettuce and meat with cheese in the buns and add the White Tartufata sauce. Serve with beet chips.


Mediterranean salad with truffle cows cheese

Time of preparation: 10min

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Wash the watercress and figs. Cut the figs into rings and cut the cheese into thin slices. Add salt, pepper, herbs, vinegar and black truffle olive oil.


Fresh whey cheese mousse with pear and black truffle marmalade

Time of preparation: 1h

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Add vanilla to the heavy cream and mix for 3 minutes. Gradually add whey cheese and mix for another 3 minutes. Put the mix in the fridge for 1 hour. Serve with truffle marmalade.


Tagliatelle pasta with black truffle sauce

Time of preparation: 15 mins

Ingredients (2 servings):

Cooking procedure: Boil the salted water in a large pot and when boiling add fresh tagliatelle pasta and cook following the instructions on the packaging (usually it takes only 2-3 minutes).

In a larger saucepan melt the butter, add ready black truffle meal, 2 tbsp of pasta water and stir so it gets combined.

Remove from the heat and add cooked and drained pasta, add grated Parmesan cheese and stir well. At the end drizzle with a bit of extra-virgin olive oil and serve warm with some shaved Parmesan on top. Enjoy!

Source: www.travellingoven.com


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