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Truffles Recipe: Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Summer Truffles and Cognac Shallot Reduction

This recipe is ideal for either summer black truffles or Burgundy truffles. In this preparation, the truffles soak up the juice from the steak and become warm and softened. Since summer truffles are only a fraction of the cost of winter truffles, you can be generous with the quantity of truffles used. We used French […]

Truffle Season is Here: Burgundy Truffles, White Truffles, Black Truffles!

The most fragrant and flavorful truffles are now beginning to mature for harvest! Ripe Burgundy truffles are available now, to be immediately followed by winter white truffles from Alba, Italy (beginning this week!), and finally, Perigord black truffles will be available towards the end of November, possibly in time for Thanksgiving.

We […]

Tips for Handling and Preparing Summer Black Truffles

We love summer truffles for their versatility and affordability. At only a fraction of the cost of Alba white truffles or Perigord black truffles, summer truffle mushrooms can be used quite generously, complementing a wide variety of recipes. Summer black truffles can generally be substituted for Burgundy truffles, since both varieties are best served cold […]

A guide to fresh Perigord black truffles (truffle mushrooms)

Black truffles from the Perigord region in France are now reaching maturity and will continue to improve in flavor and aroma through January and February.

Truffles are a type of mushroom that grows within the root structure of certain varieties of trees. There are over 70 varieties of truffles, but the most sought after varieties […]

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 […]