Napa Truffle Festival Market Place at Oxbow Public Market

Todd Humphries and Liam Mayclem Cooking Demo at Kitchen Door

Napa Truffle Festival Market Place at Oxbow Public Market – The 8th Year of the Napa Truffle Festival

Every year on the Monday after the big Truffle Festival weekend, the purveyors and shops at Oxbow Public Market in Napa open their doors free to the public a delicious variety of Truffle Tastings, Truffle cooking demos and special offerings from the many vendors at this popular open indoor market place.

Also offered are wine tasting, craft beers, so many other wonderful things. Guests came from all over with a full house of eager truffle enthusiasts anxious to partake in the delicious tastings as well as truffle inspired full lunch menus. There was even a truffle dog demonstration showing the art of seeking and digging for truffles.

The day started out with a fabulous cooking demonstration by Todd Humphries Chef of Kitchen Door at Oxbow. The restaurant was filled with those eager to learn the preparation of Humphries well-known soup dish – Cream of Mushroom Soup with Fresh Grated Truffle Gemelli Pasta with Parmesan Cream, Mushrooms and Shaved Truffle. The demonstration was orchestrated by the very charming and gregarious, “Foodie Chap” Liam Mayclem from CBS Radio. After the demonstration, hungry guests either sat down to a full truffle inspired lunch of soup and pizza’s and other truffle things nice or for a $5 truffle buck one could sample the delicious flavors of Todd Humphries’ soup.

Other treats offered during the afternoon Truffle delight!:

C Casa Black Truffle Enchilada

C Casa – Black Truffle Enchilada with Wild Mushrooms and Goat Cheese

Eiko’s Blue Fin Tuna Seared with Truffle Butter

Eiko’s At Oxbow – Spanish Bluefin Tuna Seared with Truffle Butter

Fatted CalfThe Fatted Calf – 10% off Truffle Goods

Fieldwork Brewing – Tasting of Select Beers to Pair with Truffle Menu Items

Five Dot Ranch Top Round Carpaccio Black Truffle Shavings

Five Dot Ranch – Five Dot Ranch Top Round Carpaccio on Toast Points with Meyer Lemon Aioli, Arugula, Radish Sprouts, and Black Perigord Truffle Shavings

Gott’s Roadside Truffle Fries

Gotts Roadside – Truffle Fries

Hog Island Oyster Bar – Truffled Grilled Oysters

Kara’s Cupcakes

Kara’s Cupcakes – Cookies and Cream Cupcakes Adorned with a Pink Pig Fondant

Live Fire Pizza – Black Truffle Taleggio Arancini

Model Bakery – Savory Bread Pudding with Prosciutto, Leeks, Sheeps Milk Ricotta and Black Truffles

The Model Bakery – Savory Bread Pudding with Prosciutto, Leeks, Sheep’s Milk Ricotta and Black Perigord Truffle

Napa Bookmine – Truffle Books

Napa Bookmine – Books – “Taming the Truffle” and “Simply Truffles”

Napa Valley Distillery – Bittersweet Cocktails with Truffles

The Olive Press – 15% of White Truffle Oil with Roasted Shallots

Mount Tam Cheese with Truffle Cracker Plate

Oxbow Cheese and Wine Merchant – Mt. Tam Cheese Stuffed with Truffles Cracker Plate

Sweet Cream Ice Cream with a Dusting of Truffles

Three Twins Ice Cream – Sweet Cream Ice Cream with a Dusting of Black Truffles

Whole Spice – 10% off Truffle Salt

 

Article Provided by Dynie Sanderson – NapaFoodGal (Find me on Twitter and Instagram)

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