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French gendarmerie hunt out truffle thieves

Never let it be said that Gallic gastronomes would allow an economic crisis or thieves to get in the way of their seasonal delicacy.

Thursday, 27 December, 2012, 4:41am

Seasons: black diamonds

It used to be that the Tuber melanosporum, a prized - and expensive - treat, was only available around this time of year.

22 Dec 2012 - 11:56pm

Table Talk

Didier Depond, president of Champagne Salon and Champagne Delamotte, will host a dinner on Tuesday at T'ang Court at the Langham Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui.

15 Nov 2012 - 9:28am

Table Talk

A number of restaurants are featuring seasonal white truffles on their menus. At Gold in Central, chef Harlan Goldstein is serving the expensive fungus with prime beef tartare and burrata cheese; tagliolini pasta with Italian white butter and parmesan; and handcrafted ravioli with melting egg, ricotta cheese and hazelnuts. Bookings: 2869 9986

1 Nov 2012 - 11:25am

Banyan Tree Macau chef's recipe for success

As the executive chief of Banyan Tree Macau, Matias Martinez (right) oversees the food and beverage operations. Cooking has been a passion since he was young. He started as a commis chef, then moved up to become a demi chef, a chef de partie, a chef de cuisine, before being named executive chef 10 years on.

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

The Physiology of Taste: Or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy

The Physiology of Taste: Or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy By Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Pairing and sharing

The aromas of freshly shaved white truffles must be the most seductive perfume for gourmet diners. When you select a wine to partner with these dishes, it should bring harmony to the fragrant, earthy notes of the white truffle.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Crowning bid lands Thompson a bumper crop of white truffles

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Table talk

Christopher Poron of French truffle exporters Plantin will be at the black truffle and Domaine Jacques Prieur wine dinner at Amber (above) in the Landmark Mandarin Oriental on February 23.

10 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Table talk

Viennese cuisine is being featured on the dinner buffet at Promenade Restaurant at the Harbour Plaza Metropolis in Hung Hom. Until the end of the month, guests can enjoy baked fish and vegetable cake; deep-fried mushrooms with cream cheese; braised beef paprika goulash; and Vienna souffle.

13 Jan 2011 - 12:00am