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.

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