HERE’S A QUICKIE: FRESH FIG & TRUFFLE ROLLS on ROSEMARY SPRIGS

I was lucky enough to be given some fresh figs from my neighbour’s garden so I made these one evening for a starter….. INGREDIENTS • Fresh ripe figs – if the figs are small I would use 2 or 3 per person for a starter • Truffle oil • Thin slices of prosciutto – about…… Continue reading HERE’S A QUICKIE: FRESH FIG & TRUFFLE ROLLS on ROSEMARY SPRIGS

AUTUMN IN THE LANGHE: WHITE-TRUFFLE SCENTED POPCORN

Yes, truffle season has just started in the Langhe, Piemonte!….and the air in Alba is perfumed with bewitching wafts of this earthy fungus. Truffles might look like small wrinkled old potatoes but these buried treasures are not called ‘White Gold’ for nothing. Alba white truffles fetch the highest prices when they are finally auctioned in…… Continue reading AUTUMN IN THE LANGHE: WHITE-TRUFFLE SCENTED POPCORN