Cleaning White Truffles

By Cara Salibrici

Published on February 27, 2002

Just like other fungi, white truffles should never be washed in water. Instead, gently loosen and remove dirt with a soft mushroom brush, then rid the crevices of any remaining pockets of dirt with the tip of a paring knife and brush again. Even a tiny grain of dirt can ruin the truffle experience.

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