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To Those Who’ve Asked for It, We’ve Finally Hacked Mamou’s Lorenzo Truffle Cream Pasta

August 31, 2019

We are not surprised why a lot of readers requested for this hack.

Mamou Lorenzo Truffle Pasta3

Mamou has built itself a long-standing reputation for consistently serving great food that delivers with integrity. It’s one of the safer dining destinations that hardly disappoints– save for the consistently inconsistent slab of steak. But apart from that, it’s all good.

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Another constant staple at Mamou is their Lorenzo Truffle Cream Pasta. A well-loved dish that is almost always present in every diner’s table, this is one plate of pasta that has made eyeballs roll with ecstasy, causing every idea of some absurd diet to disappear at the sight (and scent!) of this dish.

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For a cream-based pasta, it doesn’t get cloying unlike other versions such as carbonara. Flavored with a few simple ingredients and prepared with minimal fuss, a dash of salt and a generous sprinkle of Parmesan are all you need to get this dish going from the pan to the plate.

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Mamou’s Lorenzo Truffle Cream Pasta Food Hack

Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 3-4 servings, estimated

Ingredients

  • 250g uncooked De Cecco spaghettini (cook according to directions on pack)
  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup cooking cream (we used Elle & Vire)
  • 1 tbsp truffle oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or more
  • 1/4 chicken bouillon cube (optional)
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • parsley, for garnish
  • salt, to taste

Procedure

  1. Melt the butter and add cooking cream.
  2. Add in truffle oil and season with salt and chicken bouillon.
  3. Once cream is simmering, toss in the cooked spaghettini and then season to taste.
  4. Transfer to plate and sprinkle over grated parmesan.
  5. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

TIP: Adjust truffle oil and salt according to taste. Brands differ in the intensity of truffle flavor.

Mikka Wee Mikka Wee

Mikka Wee is former editor of Pepper.ph and was part of the team until she got whisked away to Singapore in 2016 where she worked in advertising and eventually found herself back in the food industry. She currently does marketing work for two popular Singaporean dessert brands and is a weekly columnist for The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s lifestyle brand, Preen.ph. She has always been crazy about travel, food, and her dog Rocket.

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18 responses to “To Those Who’ve Asked for It, We’ve Finally Hacked Mamou’s Lorenzo Truffle Cream Pasta”

  1. hottietin says:

    where to buy truffle oil?

    • Pamela Cortez says:

      Nowadays, you can buy truffle oil even in supermarkets like Rustans. A good bet would be delis too like Santis, Epicurious or specialty stores such as Oliviers and Co.

  2. teajunkie says:

    Santis Deli

  3. Rachelle says:

    What brand of truffle oil did you use?

  4. Tere Tenorio says:

    Good job, Pepper.ph! Excited to try this. Anyway, where can I buy De Cecco spaghettini? 🙂

  5. Stephen Chan says:

    I shall try this soon (hopefully). 😀 thanks for the recipe!

  6. lawrence says:

    truffle oil works better if added last. just drizzle some before tossing or serving. it would preserve the aroma and taste of the truffle oil.

  7. mem says:

    Use truffle paste with the butter and cream instead of truffle oil.

  8. Chlo says:

    White or black truffle oil?

  9. Marty Tuazon says:

    Eeeww…. truffle oil

  10. Roxy says:

    Where can you buy the Elle & Vire cooking cream? 🙂

  11. Pammy says:

    Bravo!! Bravo!! Tried it last night.. instant hit!! 😀

  12. Frances says:

    Just tried this and it is sooooo good. Added some formaggio cheese on top for extra texture and gooey-ness! 😀

  13. Paulo says:

    I just tried it and it was spot on. :-bd

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