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It’s Truffle time!
The Truffle Melbourne festival returns to Melbourne for 2016

What makes grilled cheese sandwiches, crab mac ‘n’ cheese, fries and caramel popcorn even better? Just add truffles!

 

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You can taste all of the above and much more as Truffle Melbourne launches this weekend at Prahran Market. The festival celebrates a new season of the mysterious, misunderstood and moreish fungi.┬áIt’s the biggest truffle celebration outside of Europe and aims to demystify and democratise the truffle. Here are just some of the delights you’ll dig up.

 

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  • Heaps of stallholders and special guest restaurants and truffle producers offering truffle dishes to eat on the spot or take home
  • A DIY Truffle Trail to eat your way through with budget-friendly bites
  • A truffle hunt led by hounds Spice and Arrow
  • Food photography classes
  • Truffle-friendly wines
  • Alice in Frames hosting famous chefs including Guy Grossi, Paul Wilson and Phillipe Mouchel in the kitchen
  • Shopping for the best fresh truffles and truffle-infused produce like salts, cheeses, honey, butter and oils

 

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The Truffle Melbourne Festival kicks off this Saturday 18th June from 10am-5pm and Sunday 19th June 10am-3pm at Prahran Market. Entry is free! Click here for more details and exact times.

 

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Until then here are some fun truffle-infused ‘how-tos’ to whet your appetite…

 

 

 

 

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