Truffles are one of the most sought-after, prized ingredients among chefs because of their intoxicating aroma and flavor. At once earthy and sweet, they have all the qualities of the forest floor that makes us outdoorsy people swoon in a forest. Most of that goodness is lost in truffle oil, which is usually a synthetic replica that lacks . But truffles are expensive and often out of reach for home cooks. What to do?
Omnviore's Tartufo is California sea salt, black pepper, and pieces of black truffle. I love it on pasta with butter and autumn veg, but its versatility is endless.