Back to the Truffle Burp


Jack Czarnecki, an Oregon-based truffle hunter, truffle-oil producer, and cookbook author, explains how best to taste the complexity of a fresh truffle: After you’ve eaten it.

“You get what we call a truffle burp, ten minute later. The truffle goes down, your stomach acids work on it, the gases are released. You actually taste the truffle when the gases are released and come back up from your stomach through your olfactory senses.”

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