Truffles Hunting Provence Dogs
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Elusive Truffles Hunting for Black Gold in Provence

We had just witnessed a demonstration of how dogs are essential companions for the truffle hunt (le cavage). In most cases, dogs have usurped pigs as the more manageable truffle hunters.

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Maison de la Truffe et du Vin du Luberon
Cheryl ShufflebothamRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Visit Maison de la Truffe et du Vin du Luberon in Ménerbes

By Cheryl Shufflebotham: At the top of the dreamy village of Ménerbes within a 17th-century mansion is la Maison de la Truffe et du Vin de Luberon. Year after year upon visiting this village, we would peer curiously through the iron gate of la Maison de la Truffe into the most …

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Truffled Devilled Eggs @ATableenProvence
AppetizerPaula KaneProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Truffled Devilled Eggs Taking your Mother’s Classic Recipe to Another Level

Devilled eggs might be one of the easiest appetizers to make. A bit old fashioned, this classic recipe was all the rage when our mothers were younger. However, the addition of truffle takes the recipe to a heightened level of sophistication. Truffled Devilled Eggs

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Truffles Provence Truffle Markets
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

The Truffle Markets in Provence – Planning Your Visit and Recipes

Truffle Markets It is more common to see summer truffles in the markets than in the past. However, this summer tuber may be related to the “Black Diamond,” but the taste is certainly not as distinctive. There is also a significant price differential between the summer and winter varieties. In …

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Mushroom Tart
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Mushroom Tart with Truffle Salt a Beautiful Recipe for Fungi Lovers

David’s original post for Mushroom Tart with White Truffle Salt. The white truffle is unique to Italy. Alba, in particular, is reputed to have the best of the “White Gold.” In Provence, the black truffle is typically found in the cooler, wetter months from November to early March.

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Truffle hunting un France @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste: Food & Drink

Homage to Truffle Hunting Pigs in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Saturday night I served a fancy pork terrine bought in the Loire Valley to friends who were in town for the Black Truffle Festival. That bite of pork could have been my last. I’m in love with pigs. I’ve always had an attraction to pigs, …

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truffle-risotto-recipe @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CourseProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & DrinkVegetarian

Recipe for Black Truffle Risotto Provence’s Black Diamond

Creamy and rich Risotto with crème fraiche, mushrooms and parmesan and delightfully garnished with decadent truffles. If you haven’t tried truffles before then this is the dish for you.

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Truffles Provence Truffle Markets
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

4 Days in Provence: Wine and Truffle Tour in January

Talk about a perfect January get-away! Emily Durand has created a three-night and four-day tour in the heart of Provence with a distinct focus on the best of the cooler season – wine and black truffles. The first month of the year in Provence you can (generally) count on brilliant …

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Lunch at La Beaugraviere in Mondragon @OurHouseinProvence
Our House in ProvenceRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Truffle Season and Lunch at La Beaugravière in Mondragon

Contributor blog post by Michel: Almost without fail, we are out and about during the middle of the day so every morning I look for a new restaurant to try or a favorite dining spot to return to. So one morning last February, I was thumbing through the Michelin Guide …

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Las Pastras Truffle Oak Tree @LasPastras @Susan_PWZ
Modern TrobadorsTaste: Food & Drink

My Truffle Oak Tree Grows in Provence

Contributor blog post by The Modern Trobadors: Thanks to a very generous friend, my family and I own an oak tree in Provence. Nestled in the thickly wooded hills of the Luberon between Lourmarin and Cadenet, is a large organic farm called Les Pastras (which means “the pastures,” in Langue …

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