Before you zero in on the words “strong-smelling” or “underground fungus,” you should know that truffles are considered to be culinary delicacies. The flavor and aroma are uniquely their own and once you fall under their spell, your fate’s sealed. They also have this cool distinction: Truffles are often found (especially in France) with the aid of trained dogs or pigs.
One of the easiest (and funnest) ways to mix things up in your cooking – while making delicious new discoveries – is to try different ingredients. Truffle salt is one of my favorite ways to add a little originality and freshness to favorite dishes. I wouldn’t recommend substituting regular salt in recipes with truffle salt because of the uniqueness of the taste. Truffle salt is at its best when sprinkled on top of eggs, warm bread, baked potatoes, and fries (truffle fries… mmmmm-good).
My most recent truffle salt order (Amazon) was the adorable Truffle Salt 1.74 Oz, (Amazon link) pictured here. It’s very inexpensive and, trust me, adds a lot of fun to your kitchen. The novelty, alone, kicks things up – way up.
- Finest sea salt infused with Italian Black Summer Truffles
- Incredibly versatile
Black Truffle Sea Salt (Fascinating flavor!)
I hope you’ll try the Black Truffle Sea Salt soon – I think you’ll love it as much as I do. Be sure to start out easy, though. Truffle Salt is one of those things (think: garlic) that make you think the phrase “a little goes a long way” was coined just for it. Click through either image above or the link for more information.
More Truffle Delicacies on Amazon:
Roland Black Truffle Oil, 3.4-Ounce Bottle (above)
Casina Rossa Truffles Trio Pack: Black Dried Truffles – Truffle & Salt – Truffled Accacia Honey – 3 x 1 oz. (above)
Roland White Truffle Cream, 2.8-Ounce Jars (Pack of 2) (above)