The taste of a black truffle can actually vary depending where it was harvested from. A general description of a black truffle's flavor is nutty and somewhat woody with a slight mushroom taste. A cheap way to find out how truffles taste is to buy truffle oil.
Truffles are the most expensive food in the world according to CBS and considered a rare delicacy, but truffle oil is much cheaper and gives foodies a taste before they spend a lot of money. Buying real truffles later is possible if the truffle oil is a taste that is agreeable when used in cooking.Learn More
Potatoes that turn black after they are boiled do so for a number of reasons, such as undergoing a reaction with the cookware being used, having bruises due to being dropped and being stored in cold conditions. To keep potatoes from turning black, they should not be stored in temperatures under 40 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >
The flavor or gooseberries can vary, depending on where they are grown and other factors, but they generally have flavors similar to grapes, apples or strawberries. The fruit's notes can range from tart to tropical.Full Answer >
Onion seeds come from the flower of the onion plant. Similar to a tulip, onions sprout flowers from bulbs below ground. The flowers dry and the seeds pull away easily, either by natural forces or during harvesting.Full Answer >
The potato is a starchy vegetable. Potatoes originated in the Andes Mountain areas of South America. They were carried around the world by European seafarers.Full Answer >