academia barilla  October 2008
   

Tortellini with White Truffle Sauce: a Recipe from the American Wine and Food Festival

A new Italian gourmet recipe to start our October intensive blog activity [...]

A new Italian gourmet recipe to start our October intensive blog activity in a sweet way! (We have several things to share with you Italian food lovers this month, so stay tuned!).

academia-barilla-american-wine-food-festivalLast week we blogged about the participation of Academia Barilla to the 26th American Wine and Food Festival, an LA gourmet event sponsored by Barilla that turned into an Italian food fest. We also distributed a press release about the event, you can also ready the press release on our blog.

Today we want to share with you one of the gourmet recipes prepared by Barilla Executive Chef Lorenzo BoniTortellini with White Truffle Butter Sauce. It sounds yummy, are you ready to go to the kitchen?

TORTELLINI WITH WHITE TRUFFLE SAUCE
A recipe by Chef Lorenzo Boni
(serves 6)

INGREDIENTS

- Barilla Tortellini, 1 pack (family size)
- Milk, 2 cups
- Parmigiano-Reggiano, 1 1/2 cups
- Bay Leaf, 1
- White Truffle Butter, 2 tablespoons
- Salt and White Pepper, to taste

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PREPARATION

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

In small sauce pan bring 2 cups milk and bay leaf to a simmer. Slowly add in Parmigiano cheese, melt gently. Process in a blander.

Once blended pour back in pan and toss in bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook tortellini according to directions, drain and toss with the sauce.

Turn off heat and finish with White Truffle Butter and sliced white truffles.

Thank you Lorenzo for this new pasta recipe, we will publish more of your recipes soon!

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