Your guide to Adelaide’s best truffle dishes and experiences • Glam Adelaide
Nothing is as whimsical as the peppery earthy taste of truffles and whether you are a winter lover or winter hater, you are bound to love the truffle season that comes with it.
Here’s a guide to some of SA’s best “kitchen diamond” deals this season.
George on Waymouth
Georges on Waymouth serves a winter specialty of homemade pan-fried Daylesford black truffle gnocchi as part of their seasonal menu. They source their truffles from a farm in Daylesford, Victoria, called Truffle Treasures, which is owned by two South Australian women.
20 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000
Warm up your winter with a decadent selection of Périgord black truffles at the InterContinental Adelaide in July.
Sample the chef’s selection and a la carte menus infused with delicious black truffles at Shiki, Riverside Restaurant and Atrium Lounge. Discover a variety of cuisine, from truffle fries to South Australian blue swimmer crab and Chateaubriand steak.
All existing menu items can be customized to add shaved truffle for just $25. Sink into award-winning authentic Japanese teppanyaki at Shiki, enjoy an elegant Australian fusion dining experience at Riverside Restaurant or unwind in the heart of Adelaide at Atrium Lounge.
InterContinental Adelaide on North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
The Eleven Restaurant on Waymouth Street is hosting a special Truffles and Red Wine Night through the Adelaide Hills on Wednesday 20 July from 7.00pm to 10.00pm. Hosted by restaurant co-owners Themis Chryssidis and Callum Hann, the evening will also feature special guest Marco “The Mushroom Man” Marinelli. The exclusive menu offers a tantalizing range of truffle-inspired dishes on their modern Australian cuisine with a French twist. Look for their truffle ice cream with porcini mushrooms – yes, truffle ice cream!
11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000
Farina00 Pasta & Wine
Farina00 offers the Gigli, made with Swiss brown mushrooms, truffle, thyme, cream and 24-month aged parmigiana reggiano – definitely a crowd favorite and has been on their menu since day one. All pasta is prepared daily with Tipo 00 flour, semolina and free-range eggs. All sauces are also made fresh.
128 King William Road, Goodwood
To celebrate truffle season, Sugarnomad offers its best-selling Basque cheesecake with caramelized honey and truffles. The traditional Spanish cheesecake brulee is topped with a generous amount of truffle shavings from locally sourced truffles at Australian-owned Friend & Burrell, making their 15cm cake an absolute delight that won’t be on the menu at the moment. end of season – so what are you waiting for!
Pick up from their kitchen in Marden or drop off at specific locations
For their delivery schedule and to order, click here.
The tailor Touring Co.
The folks at Tailor Touring Co. launched their Gourmet Truffle Hunting Experiencegiving South Australians the opportunity to be accompanied by truffle experts in collaboration with SA’s top food and wine producers in the Fleurieu Peninsula, including Lovely Valley Truffles.
With just two departure dates Friday July 22, 2022 and Friday August 5, 2022, this exclusive experience delves into The Currant Sheds’ specially curated menu of all things truffle, so expect to see truffle butter , truffle shavings, truffle honey and truffle Hollandaise sauce with each dish. Finally the local character Geddes Wines will guide you through a wine tasting.
$895 per person for 8 hours
3/262 Marion Road, Netley
Anchovy Bandit has quickly become an iconic restaurant in the northern suburbs of Adelaide for its celebration of quality Italian cuisine and inspiration from Asian cuisines. Truffle shavings from Debs Oliver’s Lady Truffle can be added to any of their pasta dishes, but are recommended for the rich flavors of their Westside Mushroom Fettuccini Furikake and Rigatoni.
3/96 Prospect Road, Prospect
A King William Road favourite, Nido has released a new truffle-inspired gnocchi dish that plays on his modern twist on traditional Italian cuisine. The doughy buckwheat pasta is tossed in a burnt butter sauce, melted in the sweetness of fontina DOP cheese and of course, topped with Australian sourced Manjimup truffle shavings.
Shop 2/160 King William Road, Hyde Park 5061
There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of fresh, homemade pasta and that’s exactly what Luigi’s is offering this winter. Inspired by the flavors of Naples, their famous gnocchi have been paired with porcini mushrooms and infused with truffles to add a little extra comfort to their winter pasta selection.
43 Franklin Street, Adelaide 5000