Butter or olive oil? That is the question.
Guess what? I don’t know if it was the fact that the olive oil was so fresh, so pure, so perfect. That nuttiness, that fruit, that earth, that terroir. The oil went better with the truffle than the butter. The sweet creaminess of the butter perhaps made the truffle aroma denser and more…
Saved by the September sun and wind: 2008 harvest in Burgundy
Hands on the sorting table
A couple of minutes on the sorting table
Grab a sécateur (gardening shears), put on a pair of gloves and prepare your eyes to sort out imperfect grapes. Spent some time working the sorting table this year in Burgundy. An important year to have a sorting table (more details on why soon). Not as physical as the actual picking of the grapes, its a…