Truffled Eggs Have Changed My Life.

by simplylife on November 6, 2011

Truffled eggs.  Until this Saturday at about noon I had no idea what they even were.  Now my whole world has changed and I can’t think about much else but them.  Creamy, yet light and fluffy, these were the most memorable eggs I may have ever eaten.  As I ate each bite, I poked around the eggs,  sure the rich, creamy flavor was from some type of melted cheese.

Was it the charming French ambiance?  My adoring patient husband who sits patiently while I not only take pictures of my food, but talk about it the whole time?  The endless cups of strong coffee by my side?  I was sure there had to be some type of spell this restaurant put over each plate to transform a seemingly simple dish of eggs, asparagus and bread into something so gourmet.

I went home and immediately looked up recipes to figure out what the hidden magical ingredient was.

Truffle oil.  I know, I know.  You’re screaming “The name of the dish is truffled eggs, of course the distinct ingredient is truffle oil!”  To be honest, that thought crossed my mind, but being someone who had previously been sure that something trendy and expensive couldn’t be worth the high price-tag, I was sure that couldn’t be it. I am now biting my tongue.  And looking for discounts on my new favorite ingredient.

 

Clearly, my dish was delicious, but it wasn’t the only star of the show.  My husband ordered the Sandwich Cubano which was filled with the bold flavors of gruyere, pork, ham and pickles.  It was a an unbeatable flavor combination!

For those of you in or visiting the Boston area, I would definitely check-out Gaslight Brasserie for your next brunch! (FYI, the people here don’t even know who I am; I just like to share something good when I’ve found it!)

 

 

~Have you ever had anything made with truffle oil?  Did you notice a difference in flavor?

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  • Gina P.

    I’ve had truffle oil drizzled over “gourmet” mac ‘n’ cheese at a couple of restaurant’s in Boston, and it’s amazing! I heart truffle oil too ;)

  • http://thedeliciouslifeofallison.blogspot.com Allison’s Delicious Life

    I was smiling to myself while reading this post because I actually hate truffle!! My whole family loves truffle oil, truffle salt, etc. They think I’m crazy, but I can’t stand the smell of it.

  • http://merigoesround.blogspot.com/ meri

    I don’t think I”ve ever had anything with truffle oil… but now I want to!

  • Baking Serendipity

    I have never made anything with truffle oil either…but I think I’m adding it to my grocery list now :)

  • Anonymous

    I’ve never made anything with truffle oil but am always tempted to order a dish with it as an ingredient. With pasta = divine!!

  • http://www.confessionsofachocoholic.com/ Bianca Garcia

    I love anything with truffle oil or butter. Here is my recipe for truffled eggs! http://www.confessionsofachocoholic.com/recipes/truffle-scrambled-eggs

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Oh I definitely need to try your recipe! Thanks!

  • http://www.yummychunklet.wordpress.com Yummychunklet

    I’ve not made anything with truffle oil but these eggs sound delicious!

  • Priya

    Yum yum, super delicious dishes..

  • http://lauren-whatlaurenlikes.blogspot.com/ Lauren@What Lauren Likes

    Yum!! These do look life changing!!

  • Anu Shoj
  • Anonymous

    Never used the oil but I’ve heard such amazing things. Brunch out…so good. <3!

  • http://tastyeasyhealthygreen.com sally

    Yum! These do look like life changing eggs! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://whatisbakinginthebarbershop.blogspot.com/ Colleen

    I’ve been to Gaslight (was a couple years ago now though) and remember it being very yummy! I’ve never cooked with truffle oil but I have tried it in eggs while out to eat – delicious!!

  • http://myjourneytolean.com Melissa

    You can get it from Palmetto Olive Oil Co. in Greenville, SC! It’s great to dip hot homemade french fries in!! http://www.palmettooliveoilco.com/

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Oh that’s great to know- thanks!

  • Christy Rathnalatha G

    Woww!,amazingly done delicious truffled eggs.My tastebuds r wet seeing ur click.Luv it

  • http://eatliveandblog.wordpress.com/ Kim @ Eat, Live, and Blog

    I saw some truffle oils the other day and I was so interested in it but I didn’t know how it taste like. Now that I know that it taste awesome, I can’t wait to buy it and try it out! :)

  • http://www.tri2cook.blogspot.com/ Shannon

    I found truffle oil at Marshall’s once or twice, so I’d check there! i drizzled it on a pizza with asparagus, goat cheese and an egg and that was delicious… but too often i forget about special ingredients like that–it’s a shame!

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Oh that is such a great idea- thanks!

  • http://kirantarun.com/food Kiran @ KiranTarun.com

    I’ve never had truffled oil before. Bet the eggs tastes heavenly :)

  • http://www.myplaceintherace.com Shannon ~ My Place In The Race

    I’ve never had truffle anything to be honest :(

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Niether had I before this weekend!

  • http://www.brokenrecord.ca/foodblog camille

    I’ve been to Gaslight (their croque monsieur was pretty bomb, I have to say), but I’ve never had truffle oil or truffled anything. Evidently I am missing out!

  • http://joanne-eatswellwithothers.com Joanne

    I always meant to try gaslight before I left boston but somehow never got to it! Man, how I wish I had!

  • http://amazingasset.com Tessa @ Amazing Asset

    I have never tasted truffle oil, but I hear it’s absolutely amazing! Must try eventually :)

  • Jolene (Everydayfoodie)

    Oh heck yeah, those would be good!!! Haha, I have had truffled mac and cheese before, and it is delicious!

  • http://juniakk.blogspot.com Junia @ Mis Pensamientos

    i’ve never made anything with it, but i’ve heard awesome reviews about it! wow truffled eggs, that just sounds schmancy :D and your hubby is so cute, watching u take pictures patiently :). now that’s just love. hehehe

  • Mom

    Both meals look scrumptious!!! I have never heard of truffled eggs, but after reading this, I won’t pass them up given the opportunity!

  • http://fitontherocks.wordpress.com/ Lena @Fit on the Rocks

    I have not made anything with truffle oil, but I love it so! Truffled mac and cheese, truffled fries, truffled EVERYTHING. It adds such a distinct taste and tastes so so good!

  • http://www.fitapproach.com Jamie Walker

    I know how you’re feeling — truffle oil is like the BEST thing ever — and I always feel so funny when I’m sitting there wondering how it can make everything and anything taste soooo good!

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      I’m glad I’m not alone in doing this!

  • Emily @ A Cambridge Story

    ooh i now really want to try this restaurant! I didn’t realize you were in Boston!

  • http://www.love-life-project.com Stephanie

    I’ve never had truffles that weren’t made out of chocolate! Your eggs have definitely piqued my interest in the other kind of truffles…

  • http://www.teczcape.blogspot.com Tigerfish

    I have not tried truffle oil before but why do I always sense rejection of truffle oil from famous food chefs/restaurateurs?

  • http://twitter.com/FoodieAsmita Asmita

    I haven’t tried truffle oil yet but have heard it has a metallic taste. I have made Ina Garten’s recipe tagliarelle with white truffle butter. It is so delicious , my friends were short of licking their plates. The eggs do look good.

  • Izzy

    if you want to see the chef work his magic check out our “cook with us” feature on Facebook. thanx again for joining us fro brunch and we can’t wait to have you again. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150090028524005.280153.58422994004&type=1 btw’s great blog!

    • http://www.simplylifeblog.com/ Simply Life

      Oh that is fabulous- I love the step-by-step tutorial! Thanks!

      • Izzy

        you’re very welcome. keep up the great work!

  • http://TastyTrix.com Trix

    I am positively addicted to anything truffle-y. Yes, it makes EVERYTHING better! No wonder these eggs changed your life ; )

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