Cooking with Truffles: A Chef's Guide

Cooking with Truffles: A Chef's Guide

Susi Gott Séguret


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The perfect primer for experimenting with truffles in over 150 recipes.

An ingredient with magical properties which brings a new dimension to countless dishes, the truffle is nature’s most lauded culinary treasure. Cooking with Truffles: A Chef's Guide demystifies the truffle for the professional and the home chef, with over 150 unique and tantalizing recipes to suit every palate and occasion.

Written by Susi Gott Séguret, Cooking with Truffles features a variety of recipes, ranging from the simple to the sublime. And if you should happen to find yourself without a truffle in your pantry, the recipes stand well on their own!

Cooking with Truffles includes an introduction to truffle history—both at home and abroad—as well as truffle science and geography, and notes on taste profiles and seasonality. Anecdotes and photos throughout bring to life a cookbook that's a true feast for the senses. If you’ve ever been curious about truffles, here’s your chance to satisfy your yearnings!


Susi Gott Séguret:
Susi Gott Segurét honed her culinary expertise during a 20-year trek around Europe, obtaining a diploma in gastronomy from the Cordon Bleu and the Université de Reims. Founder and director of the Seasonal School of Culinary Arts, she is passionate about taste and how it extends from our palate into our daily lives. In the twelve years since its inception, she has employed over 60 chefs, beverage experts and growers to share their intimate knowledge of the ingredients they use to tickle the palate. Editor of 7 cookbooks, and contributor to several others, Susi has written extensively on a variety of culinary ventures for diverse publications. She is the author of Appalachian Appetite and Child of the Woods.
Tom Michaels, a plant pathologist with a doctorate in mycology, has brought the elusive Tuber melanosporum, grown in the unlikely hills of East Tennessee, to chefs such as Daniel Boulud and other high profile players in New York, Atlanta, Boston, and even Paris. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Gentleman’s Quarterly, among other notable publications. While his personal production is—at time of writing—wound down to a whisper, he continues to make discoveries and experiment with growing techniques that will transform our world of truffles as we know it.