What better way to come up-close to this aromatic fungi in Melbourne than with a truffle hunt. Black Cat Truffles, just a drive from the city or Ballarat, is offering 2 opportunities to wrap your fingers around some freshly dug out truffles and learn the best way to cook with them.
Pull on the winter jacket and gum boots, and head out to the Black Cat Truffle's truffiere with the dogs. Join in their hunt for black truffles as they pick up the scent beneath the host trees. Then escort the spoils back to the house for some truffle tastings. Click here to reserve your space
Black Cat Truffles is also hosting a cooking class in addition to the truffle hunt. The class will be conducted by well-known Ballarat chef Peter Ford. You will join the dogs and dig for the black truffles and return to the kitchen with your spoils. Peter will discuss how best to use them and share some simple dishes that highlight the truffles, followed by tastings. Click here to reserve your space.