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Cooking with a white truffle

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nandrew Nov 12, 2009 11:46 PM

I'm planning to buy a white truffle from a local shop that imports them from Italy and use it for a special dinner for my s.o. Does anyone know if I can use a regular grater (Microplane or a box grater) instead of a special shaver to make the thin slices that many recipes recommend? I thought I would just cook up some fresh pasta and toss with melted butter and grated truffle, maybe some Parmigiano Reggiano.

Thanks! This is my first post.

  1. visciole Nov 13, 2009 04:58 AM

    I don't know the answer but just wanted to say, lucky you! White truffles = !!!!!!

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      DINRO007 Dec 22, 2009 07:31 PM

      a vegetable peeler works just fine. sure the $40.00 is more adjustable and easier but I can get more truffles if i save the $. More=Better! :)

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