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Published June 30th 2019
If you have not tasted truffles, now is your opportunity
This is a list of truffle dinners you can try all to be held in the Perth area during July 2019.
Western Australia has the most ideal conditions to grow truffles in the world - it's the perfect time to celebrate WA truffle season.
Truffle - I have to admit they are something I have never tried and would really like to! I would like to know how such an expensive food tastes.
Truffle and Cheese This dinner will be held at the Bib & Tucker, 18 Leighton Beach Boulevard, Fremantle. The much loved Truffle & Cheese Dinner is back on Tuesday 16th July and here you will get to taste this expensive morsel. Special guest and truffle connoisseur, David Coomer of Coomer's Truffles, will give guests an insight into the truffle industry, and you will learn all about the production process.
The event will cost $90 or $115 including wine. The dinner will start at 6:30 pm and run until 9 pm. Bookings are essential and you can make them at this link. You can learn more by clicking on their website.
Black Truffle Takeover This will be held on 23rd and 30th July, from 6 pm – 9.30 pm. It will be held at the Epicurean at Crown Towers in Burswood. This is a special dining experience during the truffle season which has been a bumper crop this year in Western Australia.
Truffles can be eaten with starters and salads through to Asian, Western and dessert favourites. These truffles were grown at Stonebarn Black Truffle and harvested in Manjimup.
Served fresh from Epicurean's renowned open kitchen enjoy a wide selection of truffle delights including:
Truffle Crab Risotto
Tandoori Truffle Malai Chicken Tikka
Truffle Buttered Roasted Turkey Breast finished with the sweet flavours of Truffle Crème Brulée
Truffle and Vanilla Mousse
The cost of this meal will be $99 per adult and you can see the menu here and book by phoning 1800 556688.
Wild Swan Truffle Dinner Join them for their annual Truffle Dinner at Wild Swan at Mandoon Estate, 10 Harris Road, Caversham. It will be held on Friday 19th July 2019 from 7:00 pm to 10:00. You will be able to have a choice of four truffle-inspired courses, with or without paired wines.
Also on hand will be their resident truffle hunter and Executive Chef, Michael Hartnell and he will be talking all things truffle and food!
Frasers has long been one of the best restaurants in Perth and they will also be having a truffle experience this season. This will be held on Thursday 11th July and they are in King Park, West Perth.
Here guests will enjoy a fantastic 7-course degustation menu showcasing Western Australian Manjimup truffles. It will be the perfect evening for food and wine lovers and for those who want to experience the taste of one of the world's most unique ingredients. You can view the menu at this link. Dinner will start at 6.45 pm and the cost is $160 per person without wines and an extra $60 for matched wines. You can make your bookings at this link.
Truffle and Pinot Dinner
Rich, rare and supposedly utterly delicious winter truffles will be on offer at a very special 5-course dinner on 18th July at The Reveley in Perth.
This dinner will be combining fresh black truffle dishes and a selection of 5 delicate Pinot Noirs. Tickets are limited, so don't miss your chance to explore the rich flavours of these cool climate delicacies. It will be a 5-course meal from 7 pm to 10 pm.
The cost is around $160 including booking fee and you can book at this link.