Friday, January 21, 2011
As Seen at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue earlier this week....
The Black Trumpet Mushroom.
A great french favorite, the "poor man's truffle is widely considered to be more flavorful than a chanterelles. It is commonly used in risottos and cream based sauces, but was served at this week's state dinner with glazed carrots.
The link below has some information & a couple recipes from the NY Times for some tasty ideas.