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All About Truffles at Zuma Dubai

A few months ago Zuma Dubai sourced the largest white truffle ever to arrive in the UAE, An impressive feat, at 349 grams the truffle was shaved onto Zuma dishes for a special fee. While this monumental truffle might be finished, Zuma incorporates this special mushroom on a variety of dishes year round. We speak to Chef Refai Bin Othman to find out how.

Black Truffles at Patina Restaurant in LA

Just in time for the New Year, Patina restaurant in Los Angeles gears up for not one, not two, but three black truffle dinners which will be held on January 10, 11, and 12. Patina will offer special course meals for each of these days for up to 240 guests each night. Also, the restaurant will offer a month long special of black truffles, for instance, truffle-infused egg pasta.

Haute Dining: White Truffles Take Center Stage at Valentino

In the 18th century, French gastronome Brillat-Savarin deemed truffles “the diamond of the kitchen.” They’re held in high-esteem by haute cuisine, especially French, Spanish and northern Italian. Right now, white truffles from Italy are just starting to come in season. With their pale cream or brown with white marbling skins, these delightful fungi add rich flavor to a dish.

Getting Acquainted with Truffles

Truffles. One of the rarest, most prized delicacies in the world and often associated with fine dining and the quintessential definition of haute living. With as many as 70 varieties of truffles known to man, it’s hardly child’s play when it comes to discerning their unique set of characteristics and qualities. That’s where we come in.

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New York August/September 2014
New York August/September 2014