truffle


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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 lifted one of the truffles tenderly on his spike, and held it up to me in a favorable light.
I returned to my chair, and waited for the truffles.
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.
The third edition of the White Truffle Dinner was well under way at I'm Angus.
When you find a truffle that's ripe and ready to be harvested, it matures and ripens into something remarkable," says Rocky Maselli, chef at MarchAaAaAeAe[umlaut] restaurant in Eugene.
Traders at the market said that truffle is a seasonal item and the municipality has assigned them temporary outlets at the market for dealing in this product.
As the ultra-short selling season opened at the Richerenches truffle market in the picturesque Vaucluse region above France's Riviera coast last weekend, just 60 kilos of truffles changed hands, compared to as much as 500 kilos in more normal years.
There is no one definition for a chocolate truffle except that it has to be delicious, and it always tastes like one of life's great luxuries.
Isabelle Gianicolo of the National Truffle Study Centre noted that the auction price was 'symbolic' and did not necessarily reflect the true market price, since the proceeds were donated to charitable causes.
I filmed a session of truffle hunting for Italy Unpacked with the BBC in Italy with Carlo Capporici in Piedmont with his beautiful truffle hunting dog, Vigo," Giorgio Locatelli, whose London restaurant boasts a Michelin star, told Gulf News tabloid
AN EXPENSIVE Mediterranean black truffle has been cultivated in the UK for the first time, the farthest north that the species has been found.
It was grown in a secret location in Monmouthshire as part of a project run by truffle firm Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd (MSL) and it was harvested in March 2017 by a trained dog named Bella.