Asked by: Yovani Baulo
asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th June, 2020

Can you use truffle oil instead of olive oil?

Long answer short, you don't. Truffle oil isn't for cooking, it's a finishing oil, like the higher grades of olive oil used to add more flavor to a dish before serving. If you cook truffle oil, it just became super-expensive regular olive oil cause you killed all the fake truffle.

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Accordingly, what can I put truffle oil on?

Top 10 Uses for Truffle Oil:

  1. Use truffle oil to enhance the flavor of fresh truffles.
  2. Make truffle oil vinaigrette.
  3. Drizzle truffle oil over potatoes, pasta, polenta or risotto.
  4. Pizza with truffle oil.
  5. Eggs and truffle oil.
  6. Truffle oil goes well with many vegetables.
  7. Beef Carpacio.
  8. Dishes using wild mushrooms.

Beside above, what does truffle olive oil taste like? Generalizing what truffles taste like is not an easy task, but they do contain the earthiness and musky/meaty/gamy flavor of some popular above ground mushrooms. When describing truffles some would say they taste like they smell: oaky, nutty and earthy, sweet and juicy with stinging savory notes like black olives.

Likewise, people ask, how much truffle oil should I use?

If you really want a lot of truffle flavor, add up to three teaspoons of truffle oil per serving of most egg dishes. However, if you want the taste to be a little subtler, stick to one teaspoon per serving. If you'll be frying eggs in truffle oil, use as little oil as possible to coat the bottom of the pan very thinly.

How do you make truffle infused olive oil?

Place the truffle slices in a small saucepan with the olive oil and warm gently over very low heat for 1 hour. Pour the infused olive oil into a small, sterile jar. Close the jar and place it in the refrigerator for 1 week to infuse.

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