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How to check for artificial truffle flavouring

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It seems like there is more awareness now that most of the so-called "truffle" oil do not contain any truffle. The more I talk to people, the more I see nods and some even whispers back "is it true truffle oils are all fake ?". Sadly, for all truffle fries fans out there - its true - that most truffle oil actually are artificially flavoured with this petrochemical called 2,4 dithiapentane.  When I googled further, I found articles explaining the origins of petrochemical as a derivative of formaldehyde. While we girls have been actively avoiding formaldehyde in hair products that...

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Truffle Mushroom Soup

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It is possible to make your own mushroom soup instead of heating up the canned ones which always look suspiciously white and thick (all flour ?) and extremely salty.  If you have a Thermomix, you can cook and blend the soup in the same “pot” – more convenient and definitely less mess as you can keep adding ingredients using its built-in weighing scale instead of having numerous bowls and plates to put different ingredients.  Anyhow, if you cook mushroom soup the conventional way, here’s the recipe below.   INGREDIENTS (serves 1) ½ cup Verace dried porcini Olive oil ½ cup fresh...

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