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The global craze for truffles is well known and it's hard to beat the alluring fragrance of a fresh natural truffle. Generally, truffles must be consumed within 14 days but, If that's not possible, they can still be enjoyed in other forms and through other products. Local truffle specialist Freddy Kan is dedicated to popularizing these culinary delights and combines his precious Italian fungus imports with cookies, cakes, ice cream and chocolate, allowing customes a variety of ways to experience the lovely taste of truffles. Tartuf Langhe's truffle products include truffle oil, salt, chocolate, sauce, cookies and spaghetti. And they provide all kinds of information about truffles and related recipes for restaurants and individuals who are interested in cooking with truffles. --By Niang Chen, translated by Angel Pu
A. Black Truffle Ice Cream (NT$75 for 160cc) is an Italian-style gelato ice cream. This delicately-textured dessert is creamy and refreshing, with a nicely-balanced mild sweetness coming from acacia honey combined with the black truffle flavors and the natural milky ice cream feature.
B. Truffle Cheese Cake has three different flavors--Original, Black Chocolate, and Tiramisu (NT$399/6 inches). These cakes are soft and moist, being made with pure milk products that complement the truffle flavor and ensure that the first bite will be an impressive one.