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 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)
Chicco Cerea prepared for us a simple and tasty risotto with Riso Acquerello
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)
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)
To complete the elegant and tasty dinner…has been served one of the best espresso ever: Intenso coffee
Three courses (plus dessert) and many wines for a glamour gala dinner to open the HK Wine and Spirits fair’s fifth edition