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Learn How to Make Truffle Butter

Truffle butter is easy to prepare and should be done in advance to ensure the flavour is maximized. Use the truffle butter as a condiment, sparingly so as not to overpower the dish. What to do with truffle butter?

Here, are a few delicious ideas:

– eat on fresh bread
– stirred into pasta dishes
– put a slice on a sizzling steak
– stir into scrambled eggs
– mix into risotto
– add to mashed potatoes
– spread on grilled cheese sandwiches
– in the pan sauces with chicken or beef
– tossed into crisply cooked French beans
– melt it over hot asparagus

Truffle Butter

Truffle Butter

Easy to prepare and adds that "wow" factor to a dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Course Condiment
Cuisine French, Provencal


  • 30 g (1 oz) Fresh Black Truffle grated
  • 500 g (17oz) Salted butter softened


  • Mash the butter with fork until light and fluffy then stir in the grated truffle and mix well.
  • Place on a piece of baking paper and shape into a log.
  • Cover with cling film, roll up tight and tie ends.
    Truffle Butter
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 days. The longer the truffle is infused, the stronger it will be.
  • Cut into slices as you need it.
    Truffle Butter


The truffle butter will keep for 2 weeks in the fridge or it can also be frozen.
Keyword Black Truffles, Butter
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For more about truffles in the South of France, read this post Elusive Truffles Hunting for Black Gold in Provence.

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Black Truffle Risotto Provence’s Black Diamond

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Petra Carter is the smiling face behind the cooking school Le Pistou. The cookery school is centrally located in Uzès, right next to the tourist office and steps away from the main boulevard. The one-time garage was wholly transformed into a bright, lofted space equipped explicitly for cooking classes.

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