Truffes de Chèvre en Tapenade

Goat Cheese Truffles in Olive Pâte

Preparation info

  • 4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Table in Provence

A Table in Provence

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1987

  • About

Some foods, olives in particular, taste of the sun; tapenade, the pungent olive pâte made with crushed anchovies and capers, tastes unforgettably of Provence. It can inspire passionate devotion and equally passionate a version. At the restaurant César in Bonnieux, tapenade is turned into another oddly interesting dish: tiny fresh chèvres (goat cheeses), no bigger than 1 ½ in/4 cm in diameter, are rolled in the black olive pâté to give the appearance of whole truffles, then served on a of bi