Wash your truffles well in water, and brush them with a very hard brush to remove the earth which usually sticks to them. Peel them. Put them in a small saucepan with
Truffles cooked in that way—or indeed in any way—should be eaten by themselves as a delicacy.
Needless to say, I am speaking of fresh truffles, which are in season only for a short time in the winter. Preserved ones are good enough for flavouring pâtés and sauces, but not for this special dish or the following one.