The second most expensive food in the world after saffron, truffles are treasured, coveted, and savored for their mysterious and exotic flavor. This complete field guide shows chefs and fungi aficionados how to forage for and identify the wide variety of truffles that grow in temperate forests throughout North America. Written by expert horticulturalists who have studied, classified, and enjoyed truffles for decades, the Field Guide to Northa American Truffles
makes these celebrated underground jewels accessible to all.
The first full-color illustrated guide to identifying North American truffles by their key features, including profiles of more than 80 species of truffles.
ncludes more than 80 photographs of rare and hard-to-find truffle species.
Features flavor profiles, delectability index, and culinary tips for each species.
Perfect size for carrying in a pocket or daypack.