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What You Need To Know About Truffles

THE MAGICAL TRUFFLES Truffles are a rare edible fungus that grows underground, usually, at the base of certain types of trees. Similar to mushrooms, truffles can look a bit like potatoes (and also a perfect pairing). They feature a distinctive aroma and taste that chefs around the world crave.Growing in certain areas under very specific conditions; they tend to spawn right after heavy rains when the soil is damp. They grow in similar conditions to other fungi, where they shy away from extreme heat and freezing environments, preferring a stable temperature and good drainage which make their growth unpredictable.They grow...

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The Greatest Hunt: 10 Truffle Facts Every Truffle Fan Needs To Know

The Greatest Hunt: 10 Truffle Facts Every Truffle Fan Needs To Know

Everyone who has ever watched food network or walked into a fancy grocery has seen truffles. The black or white mushrooms are expensive and rare.  Their flavor is a rich fungus taste adds something subtle and extraordinary to a dish. With that said, they are an acquired taste as well. There are hundreds of species of truffles, but only a few are edible. Here are 10 facts you need to know about the greatest hunt – truffles! Truffles take years to grow – It can take over 20 years for truffle spores to turn into this delicious fungus. Also, they aren’t something you can plant and harvest...

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