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CinCin Truffle Dinner 2020 [Recap]

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CinCin Ristorante + Bar annual truffle dinner took place this past week and featured an evening of autumn flavours, fragrant funghetti and delicious wines. Here’s a recap of the evening.

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CinCin Truffle Dinner 2020 [Recap]

The delicious menu was by together was Executive Chef Andrew Richardson, Chef de Cuisine Andrea Alridge with wine pairings by Wine Directors Shane Taylor and Michael Littleford.

CANAPES

  • Truffled arancini (aioli, crisped sage)
  • Smoked bison tartare (crispy shallots, watercress, truffle aioli)
  • Prawn saltimbocca (wood grilled tiger prawn with prosciutto)

Pairing: Marchese antinori ‘cuvee royale’ franciacorta, brut nv

Truffled arancini (aioli, crisped sage)
Smoked bison tartare (crispy shallots, watercress, truffle aioli)
Prawn saltimbocca (wood grilled tiger prawn with prosciutto)

FIRST

Grilled castelfranco radicchio (coronation grapes, hazelnuts, truffle vinaigrette, parmigiano reggiano

Pairing: Alois lageder ‘porer’ pivot grigio, Alto Adige 2018

Grilled castelfranco radicchio (coronation grapes, hazelnuts, truffle vinaigrette, parmigiano reggiano

SECOND

Lobster risotto (organic acquerello carnaroti risotto with fresh herbs, parmesan and white alba truffles)

Pairing: Cleck ‘t’ erbaluce di caluso, Piedmont 2015

Lobster risotto (organic acquerello carnaroti risotto with fresh herbs, parmesan and white alba truffles)

THIRD

Tortellini & brodo (hand rolled pasta stuffed with wild mushrooms, porcini and beef broth – burgundy truffles)

Pairing: Prunotto, barbaresco, Piedmont 2015; Prunotto, barolo, Piedmont 2014

Tortellini & brodo (hand rolled pasta stuffed with wild mushrooms, porcini and beef broth - burgundy truffles)

FOURTH

Wood grilled Snake River Farm Beef Wagyu (Anson mills truffled polenta, embered onions, brussels sprout leaves, burgundy truffle – natural jus)

Pairing: prunotto, barolo ‘bussia’, Piedmont 2015

Wood grilled Snake River Farm Beef Wagyu (Anson mills truffled polenta, embered onions, brussels sprout leaves, burgundy truffle - natural jus)

FIFTH

Chocolate cake (hazelnut sponge, coffee, white truffle infused gelato)
Pairing: tignanello grappa

Chocolate cake (hazelnut sponge, coffee, white truffle infused gelato)

Disclosure: I attended the event as media.

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