The white truffle flavored olive oil will bring a lot of flavor to this salad dressing. Other ingredients can do the same for your homemade salad dressings. Sometimes, spending a little bit more on a specialty gourmet ingredient will go along way in your recipes.
There used to be a steak, ribs, and chicken restaurant that served their salads with a creamy parmesan peppercorn salad dressing. This version brings back memories of that dressing. The restaurant packed their salads with cheese and onions. It was a great salad for a great salad dressing.
The shallots in this recipe will bring a strong flavor to this vinaigrette, but it is milder than a white, yellow or red onion. To soften the flavor further, either add more honey or add some mild mustard.