Truffle enthusiasts will stand up and be counted as the truffle season returns to Melbourne, delivering nuggets of black gold from truffières all over Australia. There's already plenty of truffle-inspired events going around such as the truffle cocktail in St Ali, masterclass at The Craft & Co, truffle degustation in Mornington Peninsula and a truffle hunt in Yarra Valley. What better way to start the celebration than with a FREE Truffle Festival event.
Organised by Truffle Melbourne, this iconic event returns to Prahran Market. This year's program continues to please with 3 days of activities dedicated to the black truffle. The Market will stay open after official hours on Friday and its Courtyard will be transformed by truffle dishes and wine accompanied by live entertainment. The revelry continues on Saturday and Sunday with live chef demonstrations, mock truffle dog hunts and specialist food photography workshops.
The Truffle Festival would not be complete without tastings and produce. You can look forward to a menu of affordable truffle dishes matched with top French and Australian wines throughout the event days. Festival exhibitors and individual Prahran Market traders will also be in attendance with fresh local and international truffles and truffle-related products to help you re-create the enjoyment of this winter fungi at home.