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
- 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.
- Refrigerate for at least 3 days. The longer the truffle is infused, the stronger it will be.
- Cut into slices as you need it.
For more about truffles in the South of France, read this post Elusive Truffles Hunting for Black Gold in Provence.