What is a black truffle anyway?

What is a black truffle anyway? Super Hungry? Jump to the Recipe

My boyfriend bought me a black truffle for our anniversary...because nothing says "LOVE" like fungus. But seriously, love him lots for this - he knows that this was literally the PERFECT gift for me because I love all kinds of foods. And plus, now I get to share some truffle knowledge with you.

Sorry about the color flashing every once in a while, I'm still figuring out my new set up! Hope it's not too awful.

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Have you ever tried a truffle? What does a truffle smell like to you? Let me know in the comments!

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Black Truffle Butter

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
What is a black truffle anyway?

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps black truffle, finely grated
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened

Mouth Feel

Salty
Savory
Sour
Bitter
Sweet
Spicy

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Instructions

  1. Soften the butter until it reaches room temperature and is easy to spread.
  2. Clean the truffle with a wet, soft bristled brush until clean, then use a fine cheese grater to grate about two tablespoons of truffle. PROTIP: Use about one tablespoon of black truffle per stick of butter.
  3. Cream together the butter and grated truffle until smooth then shape into a log and roll in parchment. Eat the fresh butter within three weeks or place in an airtight baggie and freeze for up to a year. Enjoy.
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