Truffle Tagliatelle - Chef Recipe by Shawn Sheather
A simple yet impressive meal guaranteed to tantalise your palate, from AGFG's resident chef, Shaw...
250 g lobster shell
100 g onion
125 g fennel
A clove garlic
50 g carrot
40 g Brandy
50 g tomato paste
25 g sugar
25 g white wine vinegar
250 g tomato passata
1/4 bunch tarragon
1/4 bunch thyme
100 g butter
100 g raw prawn, raw lobster tail meat
15 g egg white
6 g salt
250 g cream
100 g cooked lobster tail, diced
10 g caviar
5 g chives
20 g karkalla
4 g ume sesame seed
Roast lobster shell for 20 minutes at 200 C. Deglaze with Brandy and flambé.
Dice and sweat vegetables over medium to low heat for 5-10 minutes until starting to break down. Add shells, tomato paste, herbs, sugar and vinegar.
Add stock and tomato passata, bring to boil and reduce by a third on medium heat. Blend with a stick blender, pass and bring back to boil. Add cream and reduce to the correct consistency and flavour.
When reheating, monte with butter.
Blend prawn/lobster meat until smooth.
Add egg white and salt, blend for 20 seconds until combined. Add cream, pass through a drum sieve, taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Mix through cooked dicked lobster meat and roll into sausages.
Simmer for 8 minutes until set. Leave to rest for 2 minutes, cut into shape and serve on top of bisque.
Garnish with caviar and chives.