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White Truffle Recipes: Fonduta with Fresh White Truffles

Fresh white truffles surely are one of the culinary world’s most unique and impressive ingredients. I’ve made a lot of white truffle recipes, and I always conclude that the most simple are really the best. This recipe takes only about 15 minutes to make, and highlights the white truffle flavor magnificently.

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Truffle Recipes: White Truffles with Eggs and Potatoes Cooked in Foie Gras Fat

White truffles are best served with a mild base such as these eggs and potatoes cooked in foie gras fat.

Ingredients:

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups baby yukon gold potatoes, cut in slices

3 tablespoons rendered foie gras fat

3/4 ounce fresh white truffle

Fresh basil, cut chiffonade

fleur de […]

Truffle Recipes: Porcini Gnocchi with White Truffle Foam

The recipe for Porcini Gnocchi with White Truffle Foam was developed by David Verzello, the Executive Chef for the Rhode School of Cuisine. We are featuring this recipe in conjunction with our upcoming 7-day culinary tour to Tuscany–one of the most unique guided tours Tuscany has to offer!

Executive chef David Verzello will be […]

Win a cookbook about truffles! Simply post your comments on our blog!

We want to hear from you! You can win a free truffles cookbook just for sharing your thoughts with us. As we are steadily building up our database of luxury food articles and recipes for foie gras, truffles, charcuterie and caviar, we would like to know what you think. Do you prefer exquisite but complex […]

Recipe: Beef Tenderloin Tips with White Truffle, Shaved Duck Foie Gras and Celery Root Puree

Celery root puree, a combination of celery root and potatoes pureed and served like mashed potatoes, pairs with so many types of meat and vegetables. I particularly like celery root puree with red meats and poultry. I frequently add truffle oil, either black truffle oil or white. Celery root puree is equally delicious with black […]

Thanksgiving with a Touch of Luxury: Foie Gras, Caviar, and Truffles

Although we enjoy all the traditional dishes on Thanksgiving – turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, yams and green beans – we always like to add a touch of luxury and surprise to the Thanksgiving menu. Here are some of our favorites…

Our all time favorite Thanksgiving side dish is whole foie gras braised in wine and […]

White Truffle Season has Begun!

We have waited until now to start offering white truffles due to the maturity and mediocre quality of the white truffles available in the last few weeks. We are now able to get very good quality truffles and have therefore officially kicked off the white truffle season! As always, the quality (maturity) of the […]

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 […]

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.

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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 […]