There are two factors which are more important than the actual breed of the truffle dog. The first is the dog’s temperament and the second is the hunter. As dog and hunter work together as a team, it is vital that the two are well suited to one another….
This is a delicious simple dish that my brother concocted. Chicken meat is a perfect vehicle for the truffle flavour. The whole bird is infused and so every bite is truffled deliciousness. The dish is called Black Widow Chicken because of the blackness of the truffles visible through the crispy skin. The chicken is spatchcocked […]
I am always looking for ways to stretch out a truffle so that it can be served to a lot of people. This can sometimes mean experimenting with different flavour combinations which is fun – especially when it works out! For this second black truffle paste I decided to use chickpeas or garbanzo as the […]
This year I decided to start making truffle sauces or pastes that could be used for a snack or an appetizer. Something unusual to serve your friends with a glass of wine or with an aperitif. It would be a lot simpler to make a truffle pasta but I was looking for ways to make […]
Two different sauces made with black summer truffle. One is cooked and uses sauteed truffles and mushrooms. The other sauce is made using chickpeas and a raw truffle paste, Which tastes better?
I was very lucky for a time in my life to have the lovely Julia as my sister-in-law. Her grandmother Alice had come over from Sicily and lived in Pittsburgh, USA. This was one of grandma Alice’s own grandma’s recipes that my brother and Julia adapted during the years they lived together in Baltimore and […]