Origin of truffle
Examples from the Web for truffle
His cannabis-infused menus range from truffle tuna casserole and coconut chicken to French toast and omelets.
A grilled cheese sandwich, made with four different cheeses, comes with McLane ham (and is grilled in truffle butter).Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We are like truffle pigs in a big forest, snorting and looking for oak trees,” adds Brancowitz with a chuckle.Phoenix on New Album ‘Bankrupt!’ and Journey to Rock Superstardom|Marlow Stern|April 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They talk about bicycle riding and truffle hunting in Umbria.
Just how did the host of a fledgling cable-network series go from doing the truffle shuffle to The Daily Show?
There is reason to think that, in some cases at any rate, the mycelium is that of the Truffle.The Beauties of Nature|Sir John Lubbock
Dish up and garnish with eggs and crotons fried in oil, chopped parsley, and a few slices of truffle on top.
Cover them with the same sauce as in the last recipe, using chopped parsley instead of truffle.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
Lay four poached eggs on top, and one slice of truffle on top of each egg.
Some writers have supposed the Dudaïm to be neither more nor less than the truffle.
British Dictionary definitions for truffle
Word Origin for truffle
Word Origin and History for truffle
"edible fungus," 1590s, from Middle French trufle (late 14c.), from Old French truffe, probably from Old Provençal trufa, metathesized from Late Latin tufera (plural), cognate of Latin tuber "edible root." Another theory notes Italian tartuffo (Milanese tartuffel) "potato," supposedly from terræ tuber. Extended 1926 to powdered, round chocolates that look like truffles.