i have an old white truffle. it has been stored in a jar of uncooked rice. can i soften the truffle? if i can soften the truffle can i slice it and use it. would love to have some suggestions.

  • Posted by: alienor
  • October 8, 2010


TiggyBee October 8, 2010
Sounds perfect!
pierino October 8, 2010
Myself, I would use the (hopefully highly perfumed by now) rice in a risotto with other funghi such as porcini (cepe).
TiggyBee October 8, 2010
Pierino, I think you're right. Even if it's stored in the freezer, it would still need to be used within a certain time frame, right? I would love to hear more about the rice though and what you would do with it though.
pierino October 8, 2010
Toss it. But save the rice you packed it in. Truffles have a useful life of only a couple of weeks or so unless they are somehow preserved. I would hate to throw away a thing as valuable as a white truffle but the thing is, if you own one, use it lavishly and right away.
TiggyBee October 8, 2010
How old is it?
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