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Truffles

What Is the Difference Between Black Truffles and White Truffles?

Now's that very excellent time of year when many of us get back a (hopefully) glorious tax return and are burdened with deciding what to splurge on (because lord knows we're not disciplined enough to...
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Durum Wheat Semolina Pasta with Truffle

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by samwis 3 months ago

Hi all, I received a gift pack (pictured) and really struggling to find recipe ideas. (annoyingly it came with no suggestions!) I've not cooked with semolina pasta and am not sure how to best i...

Piemonte in late November

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by enwyse78 10 months ago

Hello I plan to be in Piemonte for 3 nights in late November. I don’t know yet where I will be staying. Possibly in Alba or possibly 20 mins away in a farm house. I made a lunch reservation at Pia...

Black Truffle Dinner at C.I.A., Hyde Park, Dec. 13th...

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by gutreactions 8 months ago

It's truffle season! The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park will be hosting a special 6-course Black Truffle Dinner paired with wine at Ristorante Caterina de' Medici on Thursday, Dec. 13th...

Intimitdated to use the $110, 12g jarred Black Truffle from Italy

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by MSK 8 months ago

I received it as a gift. Can't think of anything I can do with it that would be be worthy? Portion size pp? Do I use it just for us or do I dare serve something to guests that I haven't experim...

Substitution for lemongrass??

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by im_nomad 11 years ago

I want to make a thai truffle recipe i found this weekend..but there is not one piece of lemongrass to be found ANYWHERE in my area in any shape or form. Is there anything i can substitute for thi...

Alba truffle festival

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by BurnAfterReading 1 year ago

Calling all truffle lovers! I want to book a trip to Alba for the truffle festival later this year as a birthday present for my husband (he turns 50 in late October). If anyone can give me any re...

Sourcing Truffle Oil and Wild Mushrooms in NW LA Area

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by whiner 7 years ago

I'm a bit disappointed with what I can find at Whole Foods. Anyone have ideas for nice specialty shops with good selections of fresh wild mushrooms and / or places with nice selections of truffle ...

Why are my real Périgord black truffles tasteless?

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by tbessie 1 year ago

So my dad lives in a village in Périgord (Brantôme to be specific). I visit him there almost every summer. Usually I bring back (to San Francisco, where I live) some foie gras, maybe some aperiti...

Alba white truffles now

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by Robert Brown 1 year ago

We read that the price is up and the supply is down. But is there anyone in Piemonte now who can tell me what it is like to actually have one? Are larger ones abundant. Is the flavor nice? I go eve...

Help with Truffle Menu

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by tboner6 1 year ago

I am hosting a few of my foodie friends for a multi course white truffle tasting menu. We are starting with poached egg/polenta/caviar/truffle, followed by pasta/porcini /Parmesan/ truffle, Scallo...

Freezing Truffles?

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by CupcakeFarmer 2 years ago

I'm a student, but I have a heavy coursework load (Fine Art, Photography and English Language) so I don't have much time for a job at the moment, as much as I'd like one... I've decided, since I li...

Truffle-related gift in the D.C. area?

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by kathryneganbrown 2 years ago

Hi, all! My husband is rather fond of truffles (sadly, I'm one of those people for whom truffles just taste like...garlic). He dreams of truffle hunting in France one day, but with two young kids, ...

Advice - Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

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by evansaunt 2 years ago

I will be at an apartment in Tuscany for a week beginning May 20th (near Siena). I have an experience booked with The Truffle Hunter that week. It includes a morning of truffle hunting in the wood...

Piemonte White Truffle Advice?

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by upstatefoodie 2 years ago

We will be returning to Piemonte in October for the truffle festival and realized that we do not know much about what we should be doing and, more importantly, where we should be eating. We want t...

BC Truffle Festival Happening Soon

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by Sam Salmon 2 years ago

Not sure what to make of this-will it be as flaky even embarrassing as the Poutine and Taco 'festivals'? Anyone been and can shed some light on this most underground of events? http://www.b...

Should dried black truffle have a strong scent?

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by dost 2 years ago

I have enjoyed truffle butters (white and black) and truffle salt over the years, and decided to splurge on a container of dried truffle slices today: Puro Tartufo from Casina Rossa. All truffle i...

Where to buy fresh truffles in Boston

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by Bugsey34 2 years ago

Looking to buy a white truffle at the end of the month. Besides Russo's, Formaggio Kitchen, Savenor's, Wilson Farm and Wegman's (possibly) does anyone have a good reliable souce?

A Bumper Truffle Crop!

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by DavidT 2 years ago

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-03/plunging-prices-and-a-big-harvest-are-great-news-from-italy-s-truffle-season

Does Anyone REALLY like truffle fries?

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by jfood 9 years ago

Here is another new trend jfood cannot buy into. There are a few places where you order a nice bacon cheeseburger and they offer truffle fries instead of french fries. Jfood is always interested in...

There are no truffles in truffle oil

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by chkarl7777 3 years ago

I just ran across this interesting article and thought I would share. Am I the only one who didn't know this? https://priceonomics.com/there-are-no-truffles-in-truffle-oil/