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Sea Urchin Ice Cream on Foie Gras Rice Pudding, Truffle Caramel Corn

Pairing the salty and sweet is no longer enough for serious dessert lovers. Salted caramels? yawn. Using salt alone to heighten flavours is old news for refined palettes. Umami is the newly crowned flavour to dominate the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 1st, 2010
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Matcha Tea Truffles

When I think of dark chocolate, matcha tea is something I never considered as a pairing. I first experienced these truffles at Hapa Izakaya restaurant, as a dessert. The combination was so perfect, I couldn’t get enough…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 24th, 2009
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White Truffle Gnocchi; or, Perfect Pillows of Pure Pleasure from Piedmont

Ah, white truffles. The season will be soon over, but you can still enjoy that intense, indescribably earthy, pungent flavour year-round with this recipe for white truffle gnocchi I nabbed from the chefs at West. I made…

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Posted by: on Monday, January 21st, 2008
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