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truffle in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtruffletruf‧fle /ˈtrʌfəl/ noun [countable]  1 DFHBPa black or light brown fungus that grows underground, and is a very expensive food2 DFa soft creamy sweet made with chocolate a rum truffle
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truffleStars Restaurant offers braised lamb shank with black truffles for $ 24 and shirts for $ 15.One chocolate truffle has the same amount of fat as 26 oranges.He became honorary president of the region's truffle farmers' union.You can shave truffles on these eggs or spoon caviar on them.If overheated it will become granular, so spoiling the delicate texture of the truffles.Roll the truffles gently but firmly, using enough icing sugar on your hands to prevent the mixture from sticking.The truffles are sorted, brushed clean, weighed on Roman scales and placed in small chestnut baskets.He orders ravioli with foie gras and white truffle shavings.