Truffle Omelette

Truffle Omelette

Truffle is the star of the dish here. A simple omelette of local free range eggs, flecked with black truffle, and finished with a few additional shavings and a little truffle oil. On the side a simple salad and a few braised mushrooms, not absolutely necessary, I just wanted to use them up… How easy and absolutely delicious.

Ingredients

  • 8 eggs
  • 1 small black truffle
  • 2 tbs butter
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Two days out, if you have the time, place all of your eggs into a large jar together with the truffle, seal the jar and place in the refrigerator.
  2. When ready to make your omelette, break the eggs into a bowl and lightly beat them and shave in a little truffle.
  3. Heat your pan and add butter.
  4. Pour ¼ of the egg mix into the pan and cook until creamy.
  5. Fold in half and slip onto the serving plate, finish with a flourish of shaved truffle and a little drizzle of truffle oil.
  6. Serve with a simple green salad.
  7. Continue to make the other three omelettes.

Notes

  • If you don’t have time or can’t wait… You can just add shaved truffle to your beaten eggs.
  • We get our eggs from the farm gate, they are absolutely delicious.
  • Please do not overbeat your eggs! For the omelette to stay nice and creamy the eggs must only be lightly beaten.

 

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