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What is the Big Deal about White Truffles? Recipes. Myths. And More.

I have waited 45 years to sniff out the truth about truffles, and I don’t want my readers to make my same mistake, succumbing to the fear of the unusual. 1,226 more words


Truffle time in Italy

During a recent trip to the Le Marche region of Italy in the Apennine Mountains, I had the good fortune of crossing paths with some fresh truffles. 257 more words


Truffles, Foie Gras and a Week of Decadence in Provence

Winter is on the horizon. Not to fear. This has a special meaning to me:

– a break from making cheese &

– a trip back to my home in… 607 more words

Truffle Season is Here! Recipes from Roero

It’s that time of year again!! Truffle season!

While it’s just beginning, we have seen some gems coming from our prized forests and we couldn’t be more excited to taste these delicious morsels. 606 more words


Foraging for black truffles

I’ve always been intrigued by truffles. And I’m saddened by their current identity crisis.

How is it that this rare, expensive, hyped-up fungi can appear everywhere? 919 more words

Foodie Collections

Fontana di Trevi: Italian at its best in Frankfurt

Perfectly balanced beef carpaccio accented with chanterelles; ethereal angel hair pasta with shaved black truffles; gnocchi with tangy gorgonzola sauce. Those dishes were irresistible at Frankfurt’s Fontana di Trevi. 635 more words


Cool and Creamy

Watermelon and Feta Cheese Appetizers.

As the temperature hits 30 degrees its time to turn off the heat and find ways to savor the flavor of Summer.  235 more words