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Programme 9:30am Morning tea A refreshing start to the morning with tea, coffee or mulled wine and your choice of truffled egg, biscotti, and for those brave enough truffle ice cream 10:30am to 12:30pm Truffle Hunt Accompany Barbara and Fahren and learn first hand how a Lagotto air scents and detects fresh ripe truffle. Try your hand at unearthing […]
There will be cooking demonstrations at both the Belconnen and Woden Centres. Each fortnight a chef from a leading Canberra restaurant will do a demonstration at each centre, along with a talk from a truffle grower. Check it out
A major part of the Canberra Region Truffle Festival is providing opportunities for people to experience truffle through accessible tastings and cooking demonstrations. We love fresh truffle but we realise that truffle is a new and highly priced product. If you want to experience truffle, but find fresh truffle out of your price range another way to try them is by using value added truffle products in your kitchen.
The success of the Canberra Region Truffle Festival has been phenomenal with support from venues and chefs around the Canberra Region. This year is the first year that we have expanded to include businesses from further afield.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE my leek and potato soup or vichyssoise, especially when it’s garnished with shavings of fresh truffle….
As a long time chef and farmer in the region, Janet Jeffs has a network of amazing producers that she uses to source the freshest of ingredients. At her venue, The Conservatory at the National Arboretum Janet is highlighting truffles throughout the season.
Over 70 people attended as the Rev Tom from The Tarago parish again conducted the ceremony within the truffiere. The local truffles have been great this year but the dogs will take all the help they can get, divine or otherwise!