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The best recipe for fresh Alba white truffles

Are white truffles really worth the price? At about $300 per ounce, serving a meal laced with white truffles from Alba, Italy is quite an investment. Today, I prepared homemade pasta with fresh white truffles, and was wowed with the amazing aroma and the distinctive, nutty, earthy flavor of these little gems. I love discovering […]

Tasting Tsar Nicoulai Caviar – Sustainable California Caviar

Yesterday, while shooting videos for YouTube, I had the chance to taste four Tsar Nicoulai caviar products: TNC Classic Caviar, California Estate Osetra Caviar, Select California Estate Osetra Caviar, and Reserve California Estate Osetra Caviar. It was really interesting to see and taste the differences. While all four types of caviar were very tasty–fresh […]

Beef Carpaccio with Burgundy Truffles

This may be my favorite truffle recipe for Burgundy truffles. The nutty flavor of the Burgundy truffles goes very well with the beef filet and pecorino cheese. The black truffle oil really boosts the truffle flavor in this dish–don’t skip it! I think this could also be made with summer truffles or white winter truffles. […]

Leek and Potato Soup with Burgundy Truffles

I’ve been making this recipe for Leek and Potato Soup for almost 30 years (oh, heavens!). Tonight, I decided to add fresh Burgundy truffles, since our first shipment arrived today. The earthy flavor and wonderful aroma of the Burgundy truffles were a nice addition to this classic soup.

Ingredients

1 bunch of leeks, cleaned […]

Recipe: Seared Foie Gras with Cabernet Balsamic Berry Reduction

Mirepoix USA has a quarterly recipe contest that challenges our customers and readers to invent new and interesting ways to prepare the products we sell (foie gras, truffles, caviar, charcuterie, duck products). One winning recipe is announced quarterly, and the winner receives a $100 credit towards product purchases.

Last quarter our winner was Jeannine Sanchez, […]