The Aroma of Truffle

June 24, 2011

An article from WA Today on how food scientists from the University of Western Australia are looking into the aroma of truffle using a range of technology and sensory science techniques to accurately identify the chemicals.


Australian Truffle Hunting Dog

June 23, 2011

Kenae, the truffle hunting dog of Australian truffle hunter Georgie Patterson from an article on the Australian ABC website.

Truffle Aroma: “Earthy and Mystical” or “Dirty Sock”?

June 22, 2011

Sake van Weeghel, chief executive of the Wine & Truffle Co in Australia prefers “earthy” and “mystical” in this blog post from the Wall Street Journal.

English Truffle

June 21, 2011

An article about a truffle found on the Isle of Wight in England (and what definitely looks like a Tuber aestivum or as it is called in Italy “scorzone” which you can tell from its bark-like exterior).

Australian Truffle Harvest

June 20, 2011

According to an article in the Canberra Times, in Australia this year truffle growers are expected to harvest up to three tonnes of truffles, compared with about two tonnes last year.

Black Truffle Hummous

June 19, 2011

Handcrafted in Maryland Wild Pea’s unique black truffle hummous is available from Bon Vivant.

Summer Black Truffle Menu at Refettorio

June 19, 2011

Refettorio (19 New Bridge Street, London EC4), directed by Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli, has a summer black truffle menu starting from 20th June.

We’re back

June 19, 2011

After a bit of an absence we are back…

The Divine Truffle

May 14, 2010

Food blog The Ardent Epicure has made truffles their food of the day and posted information on different kinds of truffles and their uses.

Kalahari truffles (Kalaharituber pfeilii)

May 12, 2010

A report by Tim Truluck on a desert truffle hunting trip in the Kalahari region of South Africa. They are known as !N’abbas in the local Nama language and only appear once every four years or more when they push to the surface, triggered by late summer rains.