A Mid-autumn Night Dream Of Truffles

Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Fair Opens 8 November with a special event

The 4th Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition Award Presentation Ceremony and “A Mid-Autumn Night’s Dream of Truffles” gala wine dinner were both on the evening of 8 November. Three Michelin- star chefs Umberto Bombana, Chicco Cerea and Heinz Beck, have been invited to prepare special dishes for the glamorous night.

The dinner has been organized by the Italian Cusine & Wines World Summit 2012 and Sopexa.

The location // Autumn style

The first wine was Ferrari Brut

The dinner has been opened with a special dish made by the chef Umberto Bombana: Lobster and caviar on Autumn salad (for us the best one!)

(wines: Sancerre Blanc Guy Saget 2010, Waipara Hills Pinos Gris, 2010)

Lobster and caviar on Autumn salad

Chicco Cerea prepared for us a simple and tasty risotto with Riso Acquerello

(wine Ferrari Perlé 2006)

Rosamary parfumed baby scampi risotto

Umberto Bombana again, the The ‘King of White Truffles’ presented “Tajima beef tenderloin porcini polenta and taleggio, white trouffle from Alba, Italy”

(wines:Chateau La Révérence 2008, Le Prélat de Pape Clément 2008, Dowie Doole Caberet Sauvignon 2009, Dowie Doole Shiraz 2008)

Tajima beef tenderloin porcini polenta and taleggio, white trouffle from Alba, Italy

The dessert has been made by the well known chef Heinz Beck: Iced sphere of red fruits on tea flavored chocolate cream

(dessert wine: Cypres de Climens 2007)

Iced sphere of red fruits on tea flavored chocolate cream

To complete the elegant and tasty dinner…has been served one of the best espresso ever: Intenso coffee

http://www.intensocoffee.co.uk/

Three courses (plus dessert) and many wines for a glamour gala dinner to open the HK Wine and Spirits fair’s fifth edition

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