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 […]
Don’t buy a white truffle before you read this. If you plan to spend a lot of money on a rare product you want the experience to be exquisite and a truffle meal should be one of the best meals of your life. Unfortunately, a lot of people feel let down or come away […]
If you start out alone as a truffle hunter then you usually end up learning the hard way that you have to keep secrets. If you like to go around blabbing and have the need to tell everyone what a successful guy you are then really this is not a good job for you. I […]