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The Strangest Year on Record and Hope for The Future

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on The Strangest Year on Record and Hope for The Future

A Bit About Me It’s fair to say that we have all suffered this year. It’s been a year of change and restriction – changes to families, some being kept apart altogether, some unable to even hug or even see those they love; changes and unusual restrictions on our daily behaviours, our usual freedoms and…

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Some Ideas on How to Get the Most from Your Fresh Truffles

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on Some Ideas on How to Get the Most from Your Fresh Truffles

Here are just a few simple recipe ideas and a little inspiration of how you could utilise just 30g of fresh truffle: Fresh Truffle and Egg sleepover: leave some fresh truffle at least overnight in a sealed container with half a dozen fresh organic eggs. Your Eggs will magically absorb the aroma and will become…

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Learn about Truffles – Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on Learn about Truffles – Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Truffles have always been revered and date as far back as 1600 B.C. These special funghi are known as the “diamonds of the earth” and also “Earth’s Testicles”. There are over 200 species of truffles. The most revered truffles are the Aestivum Vitt., Uncinatum, Magnatum Pico, and Melanosporum. Chocolate Truffles are named after the mushroom…

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Truffle Map

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on Truffle Map

A Map of the most productive truffle producing regions of the world, accompanied with the seasonal varieties of fresh truffle that grow in each.

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Caring for Fresh Truffles – How to Look After Your Truffles

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on Caring for Fresh Truffles – How to Look After Your Truffles

The taste and aroma of fresh truffles does naturally reduce over time, but here are a few tips to maximise the life of this unique ingredient. BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE – remove fresh Truffles from the vacuum sealed packaging. They need to breathe, and the poor things will suffocate if kept in this sealed packaging for…

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Fresh Truffles - So Many Names!!!

Fresh Truffles – So Many Names!!!

By Russ / 14/03/2022 / Comments Off on Fresh Truffles – So Many Names!!!

A customer emailed me recently in a mild state of confusion around all the different types and names of seasonal fresh truffles, throughout the year. It reminded me of the headache-inducing confusion I had faced when I first started learning about these miraculous morsels! The common names…the regional derivations… the species and Latin nomenclature…. it’s…

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