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How to check for artificial truffle flavouring

Posted by Divine Chef on

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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