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Truffle Resources

Gourmet Food Store’s ultimate guide to truffles, with all you ever needed and wanted to know about this aromatic mushroom. Enter the world of one of the most expensive and sought ingredients, including its history, how truffles are found, and the most basic definitions: what are truffles? Plus, how to serve and cook with truffles, and what to pair them with, and an in-depth look into types of truffles, the difference between white and black, winter and summer, and nutrition, calories and the best way to buy and select truffles.
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The Properties and Allure of the Mystical Truffle

The appeal of truffles is undeniable. These mysterious mushrooms are as elusive as they are captivating, hunted in the foggy mornings, as [Continue Reading...]

Unless you jump on the next plane to Italy or France, and buy a highly-trained dog (and if you can, do it now!), chances are you have limited options when buying truffles. These earthy delights are...
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The truffle is a delicate, sublime ingredient, and any enterprise that involves this delicacy should be entered with the outmost of preparation and thought. Much care should go into examining the k...
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French Truffles

This category is loosely used to describe also the Perigord Truffle, or the Winter Black Truffle, although Winter Black Truffles might come also from Italy, plus Summer Black ...
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Have you been wondering where to find truffles online? Our fresh truffle buying guide can help out. If you have any questions, also you can reach us through our online chat or over the phone.

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There is one very important thing to always remember when looking to buy truffles: winter is the peak of the truffle season. So no matter what they say, a truffle will be at its best, and most flav...
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There is something about the nature of truffles that have captivated people for over a thousand years. Perhaps it is the dazzling, irresistible aroma that continues to draw generation after generat...
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Pairing a wine with a truffle dish is greatly dependant on personal taste, and the particular type of dish prepared, and what kind of truffle product you are using. If the truffle is the centerpiec...
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Preserved gourmet truffles take about 60% of the total world’s market share of truffles, as they are the best way to obtain truffles while not in season. Look for premier cuisson or “ [Continue Reading...]


Truffles that are too small, soft, or damaged (you’d be surprised at what over-eager pups can do) end up in some sort of truffle preparation or product, mainly truffle oil, truffle butter, tr...
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Winter Black Truffle

Tuber Melanosporum; Tuber Brumale Vitt; Extra Melanosporum; Tuber Aestium Vitt; also Asian Tuber Indicum: Also known by the names of “Péri...
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Cut your favorite cheese into slices, and place the leftover truffles over it, and wrap tightly in aluminum foil and place in the fridge for about three days. The cheese will soak up all of the [Continue Reading...]


Truffles are exotic, prized and coveted, synonymous with luxury and all fine things, but it’s the very few and in the know who can answer the question: what are truffles?

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