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Food glossary

Chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles

These are small spherical sweets made from a rich chocolate paste often coated in chocolate powder, plain, milk or white chocolate or finely chopped nuts. The chocolate paste may be flavoured with a variety of ingredients, ranging from alcohol such as rum or brandy to coffee, or chopped dried fruits and nuts. A variety of truffles are available in Waitrose.

Uses: Serve a selection of truffles after dinner with coffee.

To store: Keep in a cool, dark, dry place and eat by the sell by date.