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Truffle Recipes: Grilled Cheese with Truffle Oil, Arugula and Summer Truffles

This recipe for Grilled Cheese with Truffle Oil, Arugula and Summer Truffles is a wonderful way to enjoy the subtle flavor of summer truffles. The Morbier cheese, spicy arugula, and nutty summer truffles, enhanced with black truffle oil make an exceptional sandwich.


four slices good quality, dense […]

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 […]

Summer Black Truffle Recipe: Warm Potato Salad with Summer Truffles

This potato salad is a version of my favorite French potato salad from the classic “Silver Palate” cookbook. I toned down the dressing and added black truffle oil. The original recipe calls for ¼ pound of bacon. The summer truffles pair well with the more refined flavor of pancetta, but certainly bacon could be used.


Summer black truffle taste profile and pairing suggestions

Summer black truffles are at the height of the season! This article addresses how to enjoy summer truffles to the fullest.

The most important thing to remember when using black summer truffles in recipes is that these truffles are NOT the same as winter black truffles or winter white truffles. Summer truffles have a much […]

Summer Truffle Recipe: Herbed Mixed Greens with Black Summer Truffle and Provolone and Black Truffle Vinaigrette

This light but flavorful salad makes a perfect side dish for any summer menu. The black truffle vinaigrette really boosts the flavor of the summer black truffles. Since summer truffles are only a fraction of the cost of winter black truffles or Alba white truffles, and are considerably milder in flavor and aroma, they can […]

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. […]

Summer Truffle Frittata

Truffles go particularly well with eggs and other mild flavored foods such as pasta and potatoes, because these unobtrusive ingredients do not overpower the flavor of the truffles. When using black winter (Perigord) truffles, it is best to let the truffles sit in the beaten eggs for several hours, even four or five hours. Omit […]