3 Simple Truffle Appetizer Recipe Ideas for the summer

3 Simple Truffle Appetizer Recipe Ideas for the summer

Published by Le Gourmet Central on 23rd Apr 2022

Using truffle in your cooking is like dressing up a simple outfit with a bold accent piece. The unique and powerful flavors instantly elevate simple dishes and take more complex cuisine to a new flavor dimension. We've created 3 easy, yet delicious recipes for the summer made with truffle.

Steak Tartare with Black Truffle Oil and Black Truffle Salt Flakes

Serving: 4 people

Ingredients:

Preparation:

STEP 1

Place the beef in the freezer for about 1 hour until the exterior begins to firm up and form crystals but it’s still easily pierced with a knife. This will make it easier to finely hand-chop.

STEP 2

In a small bowl, prep the mixture with shallot, dill pickles, and parsley, and set aside. In another small bowl whisk together the egg yolk, vinegar, mustard, oil, and Worcestershire.

STEP 3

Remove the beef from the freezer, slice it thinly against the grain, then slice into fine strips, and then finally dice into small cubes, about ¼-inch across. Transfer the beef to a large mixing bowl and gently combine it with the mixture as well as the dressing. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed with salt and pepper.

STEP 4

Divide into 4 equal portions, press each portion into a round cookie cutter on a plate. Remove the ring and serve immediately, preferably with toast points/toasted baguette slices, fries and/or salad.

Mixed Salad with Fresh Ricotta and Truffle Peanuts

Serving: 2 people

Ingredients:

Preparation:

STEP 1

Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and add them to the salad. Season with salt and olive oil and mix everything.

STEP 2

Serve and place the cherry tomatoes on the salad. Then, using two spoons, add the fresh ricotta and the salted peanuts with truffles.

STEP 3

Use the vinegar glaze as a finishing touch.

Potato Flan and Porcini & Truffle Cream

Serving: 4 people

Ingredients:

  • 90g Porcini & Truffle Cream
  • 300g boiled potatoes
  • 300g fresh cream
  • 200g milk
  • 5 eggs (medium size)
  • 30g flour
  • 50g Parmesan Cheese

Preparation:

STEP 1

Put a small pot full of water at the bottom of the oven to humidify it and preheat the oven at 266 degrees F.

STEP 2

Set aside the Porcini & Truffle Cream and mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, blend them, and put the mixture in specific molds, previously greased.

STEP 3

Put the flan in the oven and cook for 50 minutes.

STEP 4

Serve the flan on a plate. Warm the Porcini & Truffle Cream in a pot and drizzle it over the flan.

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