One of the most indulgent ingredients, loved by chefs and diners across the world, black truffle season (September – January) is now upon us. Famed for its luxurious, earthy umami flavour, we’ve rounded up some of the best funghi dishes to enjoy across the city. Everyday we’re trufflin’…
Benares Mayfair: Essex Farm Chicken Momo
Indulge in Michelin-starred Indian cuisine this truffle season with Benares’ Essex Farm Chicken Momo (£20). The rich Italian truffle shorba (soup) with slow-roasted chestnut crumble is accompanied with a chicken dumpling and topped with generous black winter truffle shavings. A vegetarian version is also available.
Hush Mayfair: Chicken, Leek & Black Truffle Terrine
For a truly tempting truffle dish, visit Hush Mayfair for the must-try Chicken, Leek and Black Truffle Terrine (£17)– a light yet heartystarter to kick off your meal. Served with a sweet leek vinaigrette to cut through the rich terrine and a slice of toasted brioche, enjoy in either the Courtyard or the Brasserie.
Cicchetti Knightsbridge: Truffle & Pecorino Ravioli
As the decadent black truffles come into season, delight in Cicchetti Knightsbridge’s signature Truffle & Pecorino Ravioli (£14.25). Made fresh to order, this delicious, comforting and creamy dish is topped with shavings of truffle, ready to be perfectly paired with a light salad and crisp glass of wine.
Burger & Lobster: Beast Burger & Truffle Fries
Various London locations
Snap up the ultimate surf & turf combo this truffle season and feast on Burger & Lobster’s Beast Burger. Topped with moreish truffle & tarragon mayo, choose from either a 5oz (£22) or 8oz (£28) juicy Nebraskan beef patty loaded with indulgent lobster meat, melted brie and crunchy fennel slaw. Go all-out and pair with Burger & Lobster’s crisp Truffle Fries (£5), infused with black truffle and topped with Grana Padano.