This year promises new truffle experiences at the Market as the largest truffle celebration outside Europe returns on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2019.
Whether you’re a truffle tragic, or simply curious, there’s something for you that weekend. A huge range of affordable and delicious truffle tastes awaits you, ranging from warming truffle soups to tasty truffle pizzas. From cheesey raclettes to truffled crepes – and the Truffle Truck offers new taste sensations.
It’s all there to showcase the best of the truffle – in affordable and tasty savoury and desert dishes. Come and see what all the fuss is about!
There’s also a fabulous entertainment program with Melbourne’s best truffle chefs sharing their (truffle) secrets and truffle dogs Spice and Arrow delighting you with their truffle hunting skills. The Truffle Bar offers truffle bubbles, ale, cider and cocktails to enjoy while you kick back to the DJ sounds curated by Crown Ruler.
People really do love our free weekend at Queen Victoria Market- come and see why:
Saturday 22 June 9am- 7pm
Sunday 23 June 9am- 4pm
We are beyond thrilled to receive the support of the City of Melbourne again this year.
MESSAGE FROM THE LORD MAYOR OF MELBOURNE
"The City of Melbourne is delighted to support the 2019 Truffle Melbourne event and what better place to hold the largest truffle celebration outside of Europe, than Melbourne; one of the world’s great dining destinations.
Held at our iconic Queen Victoria Market, this free, family-friendly event brings people of all ages together and cements our reputation as the culinary capital of Australia.
I invite you to sample delicious truffled tastes, watch some of Melbourne’s finest chefs put their truffle skills to work and marvel at pooches in action, as they sniff out these savoury morsels.
We're finalising our 2019 offering at the Market, so in the meantime, here are our 2018 TRUFFLE & ARTISANAL PRODUCE EXHIBITORS.
Black Cat Truffles’ premium quality Black Perigord Truffle fresh from their truffiere in the Victorian Goldfields will be available for sale, along with a range of tempting truffle produce including truffle honey, oil, salt and truffle relish.
Great Southern Truffles offer an unrivalled range of gourmet truffle products, created with the very best ingredients and utilising the latest advances in technology to conserve fresh truffles for use all year round.
Award winning Sticky Balsamic produce a delicious range of sauces made with their own hand-crafted balsamic vinegar. All products are gluten free, dairy free and have no added preservatives. Try their Sticky Balsamic Premium Truffle- handcrafted in small batches.
Exceptional quality black Perigord truffles and truffle produce harvested and produced in the heart of Manjimup, Western Australia's famed truffle region.
Using spectacular produce, traditional techniques and classic recipes, The Tin Shed Group expertly handcraft Pâtés, Rillettes, Terrines and Pork Pies. Be tempted by their award winning Truffle Pate, a Wild Boar terrine with Truffle and a Chicken Rillette made especially for the Festival.
Fresh Australian truffles will be available to sniff and savour. Featuring a curated range of truffle products from Victoria, across Australia, and the best European producers. Truffle sauces, pastes, mustards, honeys, oils and other gourmet treats can be enjoyed at home or make the perfect gift. And introducing Truffle Melbourne's new range of delectable products from the 'Truffle Paddock'.
2018 READY-TO-EAT EXHIBITORS- the tastiest and most affordable truffle dishes in Melbourne!
Billy Van Creamy make ice cream based on simple recipes with ingredients of the highest quality- just like home style cooking. The creaminess comes from perfectly balanced recipes made with organic milk, fresh cream, raw sugar and free range egg yolks- and truffle!
Writer. Eater. Traveller. Cook. We should add "truffle lover" to that list. Experience Dani Vallent's famous Truffle Soup from her pop-up stall.
Tantalise your tastebuds with one of the most popular dishes in France- melted raclette cheese poured on to truffled potatoes with charcuterie and pickles. For a real treat try the special raclette aged with truffle inside.
Born and raised in Le Perigord, France - home of the famous Black Truffle - Joelle Dullac makes the journey south from her truffle farm near Canberra to tempt your taste buds with the intoxicating scent of fresh truffle. Devour her delectable crepes and stock up on La Truffiere's award-winning truffle butter to take home.
The SPQR experience of super authentic Neapolitan wood fired pizza uses a sourdough base, San Marzano tomatoes, plus the delectable local and imported ingredients- including tartufo!
Sourcing the finest grass-fed Angus beef from Gippsland, STKBB have created some seriously tasty burgers to serve alongside old favourites at the Festival. Using truffle in all its glorious guises, with a French flair and lashings of brie- fancy an Angry Pierre with a serve of truffle chips?
That’s Amore Cheese offer a wide selection of treats to take home or devour on-the-spot. Savour a warming four cheese gnocchi with truffle, tossed in a Parmiggiano wheel or polenta chips with a truffle ricotta mayo, then save their ‘Secrets of the Forest’ - 80% Buffalo Milk cheese with black winter truffles, matured in wild hay for six months- for later.
Devour a completely decadent truffle mac and cheese doughnut. Gooey on the inside, fried on the outside, shredded Parmesan and fresh truffle shavings.
Toasta specialise in creating food that will warm your heart, with combinations of dreamy feel-good flavours. Be tempted by their truffled toasties in all their crunchy, stringy, piping hot, cheesy goodness.
Mac n' cheese cooked southern style in a big pan with a gourmet twist and made with a secret blend of Melbourne crafted cheeses, twisted up with some tasty toppings for your eating pleasure- including truffle!
Enjoy Wonderbao's legendary handmade fresh steamed buns, with Asian flavours and juicy pork, shiitake mushrooms, tofu and even fried chicken matched with truffle!