A childhood favourite. A family classic. The taste of home. There are few foods we look back on throughout our lifetimes that can offer the same warmth and solace of a good grilled cheese sandwich.  

Our Grilled Cheese Truffle recipe is a new twist on a beloved staple.

Featuring three Hedessent Flavours, we start this recipe with our Black Truffle Flavour. This essence adds a deeper, umami note and takes this classic comfort food from every day to gourmet. 

Hedessent Grilled Cheese Truffle flavours

Our Pesto Flavour is a complex combination of bright and herbal, tempered with subtle garlicky undertones and a richness that is reminiscent of parmesan, pine nuts, and a quality olive oil. Mushroom Porcino Flavour adds a savory, meaty earthiness, which balances and complements the fresh flavours of the Pesto, while still enhancing the woodsy of the Black Truffle. 

For an added bonus we also included a quick and easy way to spice up ketchup using our Chili Hot Flavour.

Check out our Grilled Cheese Truffle, and see how easily you can elevate this classic comfort food into a savory indulgence the whole family will enjoy. 

Grilled Cheese Truffle

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 1 person

Equipment

  • Large Skillet Cast-iron skillet recommended for best sear
  • Coarse grater i.e box grater

Ingredients

Grilled Cheese

  • 2 slices thick-cut bread
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 10 drops Hedessent Black Truffle Flavour
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 10-15 drops Hedessent Pesto Flavour
  • 20 drops Hedessent Mushroom Porcino Flavour

Spicy Ketchup

  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 4-5 drops Hedessent Chili Hot Flavour

Instructions

  • In small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise and Black Truffle flavour; spread on both sides of thick-cut bread slices.  
    2 slices thick-cut bread, 10 drops Hedessent Black Truffle Flavour, 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • Heat a cast-iron skillet or heavy skillet over medium heat; cook bread slices, turning once, until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.  
  • Spread mozzarella over one slice and squeeze Pesto flavour and Mushroom Porcino flavour all over. Sandwich with remaining bread and flip over the sandwich. Cook until melted, 1 to 2 minutes.  
    1/2 cup shredded mozzarella, 10-15 drops Hedessent Pesto Flavour, 20 drops Hedessent Mushroom Porcino Flavour
  • Spicy Ketchup: In small bowl, stir the ketchup and Chili Hot flavour.  
    3 tbsp ketchup, 4-5 drops Hedessent Chili Hot Flavour

Notes

Pro Tip: Most grilled cheese recipes say to cook only one side of the bread slice, while cooking both sides ensures a crispy bite every time.  
Pairing: Add 15 to 20 drops of Cheddar Flavour for an extra cheesy combo.  

FEATURED FLAVOURS

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Herbs and Spices

Chili Hot Food Flavouring

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Herbs and Spices

Pesto Food Flavouring

USD $ 9.99

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