Month: February 2013

Saveur.com: White Truffle-Pistachio Caramel Corn

February 22, 2013
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SAVEUR test kitchen director Kellie Evans developed this decadent recipe—a no-holds-barred combination of earthy white truffles, salty pistachios, and rich caramel—after a trip to the Oregon Truffle Festival, where she was inspired by chef Dustin Clark of Wildwood Restaurant and Bar in Portland. Read full article. 

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Statesman Journal: Oregon’s Climate is Perfect for Truffles, and Growers Hope to Cash In

February 25, 2013
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There are more than grapes growing at Left Coast Cellars in Oregon’s wine country. Vineyard manager Luke McCollom estimates he’s invested more than $25,000 on an underground crop with the potential to rival the one above ground. Truffles — the fruity-scented fungi, not the chocolate balls — suddenly seem to be big business.

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