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truffle

any of various edible saprophytic ascomycete subterranean fungi of the order Tuberales. Truffles are an expensive table delicacy.
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Miserrimus Dexter lingered and languished over his truffles, and sipped his wonderful Burgundy, and sang his own praises as a cook until I was really almost mad with impatience to return to the real object of my visit.
"I have heard of truffles," I answered, humbly, "but I never saw them before.
Miserrimus Dexter lifted one of the truffles tenderly on his spike, and held it up to me in a favorable light.
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But in his riveting debut, The Truffle Underground (Clarkson Potter, $16, 9780451495693, audio/eBook available), Pacific Standard deputy editor Ryan Jacobs weaves the fascinating scientific and historical backstory of the elusive culinary delicacy known as truffles with the stealthy feel of a diamond heist or spy operation.
Mohammed harvests the white truffle as a hobby and each year before springtime he treks through the desert region of Al-Hamada al-Hamra, southwest of Tripoli, to look for them.
Various unfamiliar products like salt truffle in the markets
Taiwan is seeking to develop a new technique for commercial growing of an indigenous species of white truffle called "Tuber elevatireticulatum," the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI) announced Tuesday.
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The biggest truffle factories that make the world a happier place all located in this blessed land of good taste.
On closer inspection, it's a photo of the chef, Marc Lanteri, holding a truffle up to the nose of his canine, a Lagotto Romagnolo (local hunting dog) skilled in sniffing out the prized fungus.
With truffle season underway, Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh is the latest to launch a white truffle menu at its Italian restaurant La Cucina.