When the Canberra and Capital Region Truffle Festival takes place the Canberra region hospitality industry gets on board and this year things are just continuing to grow in that regard. Throughout the festival (late June to early August) you can enjoy themed truffle degustations and truffle menus, truffle master classes, talks and cooking demonstrations. As the festival has continued to grow we now include a trail to the snow giving yet another way to experience truffles, as well as the work of renouned Canberra chefs.
Over coming weeks of May, all details of participating venues are being added, so if there are no details yet by the name of a restaurant, that means we have not received that information yet, but it is coming soon . Read more
This is where your hunt for Capital Country Truffles begins! Find out about all the Truffle farms and where and when the truffle hunts are taking place. All details are here and make sure you books soon to secure your place, and let the hunting begin.
Want to be a master chef in the kitchen with truffles? Then attend one of the truffle festival cooking classes where you learn how cook with truffles, how to purchase a good quality truffle and have a great time. Read more for dates and costs.
You won’t find them at the local supermarket and, once you’ve tasted fresh truffles, substitutes like the synthetic truffle oils just won’t cut it. View a list of suppliers you can contact and Farmers’ Markets to visit for all your fresh truffle needs here.
We are blessed to have 3 markets this year presenting locally grown truffles and making them available to the local Canberran.
The Fyshwick Markets have truly embraced the Festival and have gone out of their way to make truffles and truffle product accessible to everyone. In addition to selling fresh locally grown truffle, the markets will be doing free truffle demonstrations at ground level, every Sunday throughout the festival from 10.30-11.30 as well as incorporating other store holders – from the Mart Deli to Plonk (who will be talking about wine & truffle matching). They have Master cooking classes for the entire festival (through 3Seeds) and also cooking classes for children, and more. Read more to find about the Fyshwick Truffle Festival activities.
The Capital Region Farmers Market will have local truffle growers selling at a stall, and also have a cooking demonstration on Saturday the 6th of July, featuring local Minister, Andrew Barr. The farmers market is held every Saturday morning at Exhibition Park in Canberra from 8am to 11am. Read more to find about the themed truffle day coming up.
This year Belconnen Fresh Food markets is aboard and wanting to make truffle available to those on the North side. Belconnen Fresh Food Markets has been synonymous with some of the finest selections of nutritious locally grown food in Canberra since 1976. Offering a wide selection of speciality stores you will be spoilt for choice.
You can find more detail on where to buy here.