Truffles are a type of fungus that are grown underground. This delicacy grows among tree roots of certain regions of the world. Edible truffles cannot be easily produced by commercial growers. They are both elusive and expensive, like the White Perigord Truffle - known as “diamonds in the kitchen” and cost as much as $1,000 per ounce.
Truffle Oil, created and introduced by chefs in Europe in the 1980s, has become the next best thing. By demystifying the flavor profiles that represent different types of truffles. A little truffle oil drizzled over vegetables, salad or meat adds another dimension to the culinary experience.