There may be no two foods more beloved to the epicure than cheese and truffles, and when combined, they promise the pinnacle of gastronomic enjoyment. Earthy, nutty, and highly aromatic, truffles and cheese share many characteristics, making their combination an especially delicious one. At Gourmet Food Store, we pride ourselves on our extensive selection of these delicious cheeses, offering fresh and creamy varieties alongside firm and sliceable ones. Easily enhance your recipes and dishes with any of our delightful truffle cheese offerings below.
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About Truffle Cheese
Brillat-Savarin famed epicure, writer, and wit waxed eloquent on the manifold virtues of both cheese and truffles, comparing one to diamonds and the other to a great beauty. Each contributing their own tasty qualities, when combined, offer exquisite flavor and aroma. What’s more, truffled cheeses are a decidedly yummy way to get that luxurious truffle flavor into your cooking when fresh truffles remain a little too expensive to be considered a daily indulgence.
Serving and Cooking
When serving truffled cheeses, be judicious with your pairings. Beautifully flavored on its own, the key to enjoying this special cheese at its full potential is to pair it with simple foods that won’t overpower its flavor. Think a plain loaf of crusty good quality bread or a handful of simple crackers. A glass of pinot noir or a light and effervescent sparkling wine is always a welcome addition to this pairing.
For cooking purposes, use medium-firm to hard cheeses that can be sliced thinly or grated. Grate over your morning omelet, pizza, or pasta, for flavor and added creaminess. Truffle mac n’ cheese is always a popular favorite, but your culinary options don’t stop there, make gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, slice pieces into risotto, or melt into a fondue for a truly fantastic and flavorful meal. No matter how you choose to use your truffled cheese of choice, we're certain you'll be pleased with the outcome.