Ken Hom’s Truffled Eggs

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

  • About

If the British prime minister keeps returning to Ken Hom and Daniel Taurine’s house in Catus each summer, it must be for the Haut-Brion in the cellar and the truffled eggs.


  • 4-ounce can Pebeyre Perigord black truffles, labeled “first choice” with the juice
  • 6 eggs, best quality (organic, natural) at room temperature


Puree the truffles and put them in a saucepan with ¼ cup of the juices from the can.

Put the eggs in simmering water and cook for 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, warm the truffle puree over low heat and whisk in the butter. Season. Do not let the sauce boil.

Serve the eggs in egg cups, th