Mashed potatoes with black truffles straciatella

Categories:Potatoes Recipes / Side dishes / French Recipes / Christmas recipes /

New Year is coming and I know you want to start the New Year very special, so I prepared a series of special and festive recipes, a little more exclusive, to help create a dream atmosphere.
Today we get acquainted with the "diamond" of the luxury cuisine, a fine ingredient, expensive and highly perfumed, the black truffle. Black truffles are ideal for luxurious recipes; their mere presence ennobles any preparation. Although is used a small amount, it is sufficient because it flavors quickly the preparations.
We make today a special gasket, mashed potatoes with black truffles straciatella. The puree's creamy taste highlights the black truffles, which are to be found festive, waiting to be enjoyed.
A Royal flavor, a sensory experience, exclusively for special moments!

Ingredients (for 2 persons):
-4 medium potatoes
-1 black truffle (and the liquid from the jar)

Clean, wash and cut the potatoes into cubes. Boil in salted water. Boil until very soft and very easy to stick a fork in them.

Meanwhile, we prepare the delicious black truffle. This is how it looks like when we get it out of the jar:

Scrape half of the truffle on the small grate and a cut half into cubes. It’s simple and fast :)
Drain the boiled potatoes, put them in a bowl. Pour liquid from the jar with truffles, to mix well the flavors.

Then add a tablespoon of butter and 2-3 tablespoons of liquid cream.

Mix well. Then add the grated truffle.

Mix with a spoon until smooth.

Put it in the middle of a large plate (using a metal ring) and decorate with remaining truffle bits.

Serve hot, as garnish to a delicious veal fillet (with truffles, of course :) ).

This is a delight recipe, great for anniversaries, romantic dinners or festive menus.