Fresh Oregon white truffles are now available!
Mar 14, 2012
Do you make your own salsa? If you do, it's probably a heck of a lot better than most of what you can buy at the store. Sure, it's a bit of work, but the payoff tends to be worth the extra effort.
Here is a recipe for a simple salsa using the Pinot Habanero sauce. The Habanero pepper has a natural fruitiness that really lends itself to salsa and use with other tomato/acid heavy dishes.
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PINOT HABANERO SALSA
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Add the onions, tomatoes and salt to a small bowl. Stir together and let sit for 1/2 hour. The salt will “sweat” the mixture.
Add the Pinot Habanero Sauce and the cilantro and serve.
Makes scant 4 cups
Salsa will keep for a week in the refrigerator.
Salmon Cakes with Truffle Mayonnaise ½ cup fresh bread crumbs ½ cup Portobello duxelles (see below) ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon dried dill 1 egg beaten ...
…though many producers augment their product (truffle oil) with a chemical compound that mimics the truffles’ taste and aroma, making for a more potent but less refined taste. WE PREFER THE PURER CHARACTER OF ALL-NATURAL OILS LIKE THE JOEL PALMER HOUSE OREGON WHITE TRUFFLE OIL, WHICH CONTAINS THE ESSENCE OF OREGON TRUFFLES (It’s the ONLY truffle oil currently sold in this country containing domestically grown truffles).