The Truffle Book

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Limestone Hills Ltd, 2005 - Truffles - 148 pages
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Gareth Renowden explores the truffle forests of France and the truffle markets of Italy, discovers the new truffles of the American Northwest and the new plantations of Australia and New Zealand, and dispels a few myths along the way. There's advice on setting up a truffière, training a dog to find truffles, how to buy truffles and avoid expensive mistakes, and how to cook the defining truffle dishes.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
The Truffle
10
The Empire of the Senses
15
The Realm of the Roots
25
France
34
Italy
43
Spain
50
Britain
52
Dogs and Pigs but mainly Dogs
82
The Truffle Business
91
Desert Truffles
95
Buying Truffles
99
The Defining Dishes
103
Fungal Feasting
110
The Truffle Tour
114
Grow Your Own
119

North America
57
New Zealand and Australia
63
China and Asia
70
Sweden and the rest of the world
73
Truffle Hunting
76
The Truffle Guide
129
Sources
141
Index
146
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