Truffles

All About Truffles

August 18, 2012 1 Comment
All About Truffles

The Diamonds of the Kitchen Contributing Writer – Chef Mark Vogel Truffles are a subterranean fungi that flourish via a symbiotic relationship with the roots of certain trees, e.g., beech, hazel, oak, etc. They are not mushrooms which are a completely different fungi. They are also not to be confused with the chocolate confection that […]

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What You Do Not Know About Truffles

December 1, 2009 7 Comments
What You Do Not Know About Truffles

Truffles Are A Pig’s Best Friend I am a big fan of truffles and I’m talking about the truffles pigs and dogs find in the ground that are used to add their “perfumy fragrance” and intoxicating flavor into a simple pasta dish or bowl of risotto. Hard to find fresh here in the United States […]

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Truffle Risotto Recipe

March 19, 2009 3 Comments
Truffle Risotto Recipe

Black and White Truffle Risotto Recipe This risotto recipe goes with my post  Chocolate Truffles or Truffles Underground. It looks at the differences between chocolate truffles and these intensely pungent “diamonds” from the ground. A lot of people ask me why they are both called truffles, how to make homemade chocolate truffles and how to […]

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