By Mike Kostyo
Mikel Goikolea, Executive Chef, Leku, Miami
“A flavor discovery we’re proud of is the use of black truffles in our smooth and creamy Basque-style cheesecake.”
Leku’s best-selling dessert, Tarta de Queso Vasca, sees black truffle incorporated into the creamy Basque-style “burnt” cheesecake. A recipe with origins from Northern Spain’s Basque country, the earthiness of the truffle works beautifully against Leku’s silky, sweet custard, which is served with a raspberry sorbet.
From the 2023 Top 10 Trends issue of Flavor & The Menu, for chefs and menu developers. Read full issue online.