Recipe: Umbria Terra Di Tartufi Truffle Cream Pasta with Jamon Serrano

The approaching holiday season gives us the opportunity to celebrate all the things we are thankful with our families, despite a long and challenging year. Of course, meals are a special part of a Filipino family celebration and this year, why not find ways to make them extra special?

One way to level up your holiday meals is with truffle oil and sauce, a highly versatile ingredient that can significantly enhance the flavor and aroma of a wide variety of dishes. This has been used by restaurants to give ordinary recipes an extra boost in flavor and a unique twist.

Umbria Terra Di Tartufi, an Italian brand distributed by Dygen Food Ventures, Inc., has a roster of artisan products including truffle oils and sauces are made with pure ingredients from the luxuriant area of Valnerina, the green heart of Italy, and do not contain any artificial colors, additives, or preservatives. Their products were created with years of research on the unique and authentic flavor of the truffle.

Umbria Terra Di Tartufi has three variants of truffle oils and sauces – White Truffle Oil, Original Black Truffle Sauce, and Black Truffle Sauce 5%.

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La Vita Ristorante Italiano opens in The Podium Mall, Ortigas

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Italian food, when fused with other ingredients to suit different tastes from different countries, gradually loses its identity. Fortunately, Chef Maurizio Gibillini was able to establish authentic and modern Italian cuisine on every plate. The thing that makes La Vita’s dishes stand out is the focus on high quality, seasonal, regional ingredients – and the simplicity of each recipe.

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