The Truth About Truffles | Serving Up Science
Think your truffle popcorn has real truffle? Think again. Many products bearing a truffle label typically get their taste and aroma from a truffle flavored oil -- not the real thing! As Sheril makes a truffle gouda omelette, she is joined in the kitchen by mycologist Greg Bonito, who shares some of the science behind the rare and desirable fungi that is the truffle.