Name of Menu Item: Trio of Bacon Confections
Menu Description: Bacon-chocolate truffles, bacon-walnut brittle, maple-bacon doughnuts
Recommended Drink/Food pairing: Alba Scots Pine
Key terms to be included in menu glossary:
Doughnuts – sugar, butter, salt, flour, eggs, vanilla, maple syrup, bacon
Truffles – baking chocolate, cream, salt, bacon
Brittle – sugar, corn syrup, butter, walnuts, bacon
Gluten content? Yes
Can it be made gluten free? Yes, without doughnuts
Dairy content? Yes
Can it be made dairy free? No
Can it be made vegetarian? No
Can it be made vegan? N/A
Nut content? Walnuts
Can it be made without nuts? Yes, without the brittle
Does it contain pork? Yes
Can it be made without pork? No
Cultural significance/inspiration: We love our bacon here at The Haven. The salty smokiness of our house bacon works very well with chocolate, in a nut brittle, and on doughnuts with maple syrup.
Common questions customers may ask about this menu item:
Q. Can I get the trio without one item and extra of another?
A. Yes, just ask the kitchen
Q. How are the bacon chocolate truffles made?
A. We make a bacon-chocolate ganache by steeping cream with bacon skins and then straining the bacon cream over bacon chocolate and whisking it into a ganache.