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6th Sep

2013

common-myths

There are a lot of myths floating around about truffles. This is largely due to the fact that there are two types of truffles: culinary truffles and magic truffles, which are more commonly called magic mushrooms. Culinary truffles ...

10th Jun

2013

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References to truffles date back thousands of years. Ancient peoples were unsure what truffles were, thinking that they grew when lightning struck the ground, or were calluses that grew from the earth. Babylonian royals and Eygptian ...

27th May

2013

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The most famous and prized truffles hail from Europe, taking their names from the region in which they are found – the black Perigord truffle from France, and the white Alba truffle from Italy. Summer, or burgundy, truffles are ...

20th May

2013

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The flavor of truffles is at its most intense right after being harvested and so the use of fresh truffles is prized by chefs. However, truffles are delicate and their flavors cannot withstand high heat; therefore, they are typically ...

12th May

2013

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The wonderfully flavorful truffle grows entirely underground, nestled at the base of a certain tree with which it has a symbiotic relationship. Truffles are ready for harvesting only when mature, and at that time they give off a strong ...