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  • The menu that evening featured white truffles (Tuber magnatum) and porcini (Boletus edulis), two local delicacies that had just come into season.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The black truffle is also significantly less expensive than Tuber magnatum, and it performs well when cooked with other foods, imparting a remarkable earthy flavor to them.

    Vegas's Best Bets

  • [2034] Praestat dentiscalpia radere, quam literariis monumentis magnatum favorem emendicare.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The tuber magnatum pico is found only in Italy and in a sliver of neighboring Slovenia and Croatia, and it grows for just a few months of the year.

    The Pungent Smell

  • ( "But no one must ever know, Sir Robert … controversy … press gang, scoundrel Stanley … questions in the House … uproar … regicide, scandalum magnatum … honour of the Army …")

    Flashman on the March

  • Audistis statum magnatum et nobilium esse permagnificum, et gloriosum, sed sciatis longè secus esse apud communes et priuatos homines tam in ciuitatibus quam in forensibus totius Tartariae.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • The Périgord region in France remains renowned for its black winter truffles, Tuber melanosporum, and northern and central Italy for its white truffle, Tuber magnatum Pico.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Audistis statum magnatum et nobilium esse permagnificum, et gloriosum, sed sciatis long� secus esse apud communes et priuatos homines tam in ciuitatibus quam in forensibus totius Tartariae.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • _Scandalum magnatum_ also merited the pillory -- a fact brought home to an idle gossip who occupied that uneasy elevation for "telling lies" about the famous Mayor, William

    The Customs of Old England

  • I think I see the honorable estate of barons, the bold assertors of the nation's rights and liberties in the worst of times, now setting a watch upon their lips and a guard upon their tongues, lest they be found guilty of _scandalum_ _magnatum_.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

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