Polenta with Summer Truffle
Polenta with Summer Truffle is a specialty, a gem that will allow you to enjoy easily a dish with truffles. Obtained by grinding the cornmeal on the stone, according to the traditional recipe, and the addition of summer truffle shavings, it is a genuine and delicious product, which will satisfy even the most demanding palate. One bite is all it takes.
Type: Polenta with Truffle
Producer: Longhi tartufi
Made in: Italia (Marche)
Net Weight: 200 g
Recipe by Tasting Marche: Polenta with truffle and Porcini mushrooms
Polenta is a very old traditional Italian dish in the past and was a very important element of the diet of many people, especially of those living in mountain areas. Made with stone ground cornmeal, it replaced foods such as bread, which was not always present on the tables of the people. Always considered a poor food, it is part of traditional cuisine in many parts of Italy. The polenta flavoured with summer truffle is a perfect union between tradition and innovation.
Stone ground cornmeal, Summer truffle 1% (Tuber Aestivum Vitt.), Flavours. Nutritional Values for 100 gr: Energy Kcl 350, Kj 1464; Fats 79,41 gr of which acid satured fats 0,4 gr; Proteins 7,52 gr; Carbohydrates 0,23 gr of which sugar 0,0 gr; fibers 10,7 gr; salt 0,002 gr.
General Information: The polenta flavoured with truffles can be enjoyed alone or in combination with other seasonings. How to use: Start to heat some water in a big pot, add some polenta flour in still cold water and begin to stir with a wooden spoon; gradually putting in the remaining flour . When the water reaches rolling boils, continue to stir in a circular way always in the same direction, over low heat. After about 45 minutes, check if the polenta is cooked lifting up a spoon and let it fall back into the pot, if it forms thick pile means that the water has evaporated enough and the dish is ready. Using a ladle, pour polenta on a plate, you can drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and a few shavings of pecorino cheese or season with more tasty sauces.