Have you come across TRUFF in your pursuit of a new sauce? Wondering what it is, what it is made from, and what it typically tastes like? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I am going to be sharing all you need to know about this particular condiment. Or condiments…
So, what is TRUFF sauce? TRUFF sauce is a brand of hot sauce with a recipe and an ingredient list that includes either white or black truffle, depending on the product. It is considered an indulgent and luxury sauce with premium ingredients.
In fact, there is no one TRUFF sauce.
They have several.
TRUFF is a brand, just like Heinz is a brand.
But they are a brand in the hot sauce market, specifically.
That being said, this is not your typical brand of hot sauce.
Their products have a difference, as we will now see.
- 1 What Is TRUFF Sauce Made Of?
- 2 What Does TRUFF Sauce Taste Like?
- 3 What Do You Use TRUFF Sauce For?
- 4 Where Can You Buy TRUFF Sauce?
- 5 Finally
What Is TRUFF Sauce Made Of?
Truff sauce is made from red chili peppers, organic agave nectar, and either white or black truffles, depending on the product.
At the time of writing, TRUFF offers four different products, most recognizable by the color of their packaging: white, black, or red.
Let us see what each one is made of:
White Hotter Sauce (White & Red Packaging)
White hotter sauce is made from the following ingredients:
White Truffle Hot Sauce (White & Gold Packaging)
The ingredients for this variation are as follows:
Truff Hotter Sauce (Black Packaging)
Truff hotter sauce is made from the following ingredients:
Hotter Sauce (Red Packaging)
The red variant of the hotter sauce is made from the following ingredients:
The main ingredient difference in this product is the Jalapeno peppers and red Habanero powder.
But as you can see, the ingredients differ somewhat by the product and variety.
What Does TRUFF Sauce Taste Like?
TRUFF sauce is distinct in flavor due to the inclusion of truffle, which is naturally quite earthy and nutty. Alongside this subtle taste, these sauces are sweet and spicy.
In terms of heat, it is considered a medium. It’s not too spicy but you’ll certainly notice a kick, too.
In terms of the Scoville scale, it ranges between 2,500-3000; similar to tobacco and sriracha.
While the heat will linger for a while, this is one of those sauces that you can eat quite a lot of before its gets too much.
What Do You Use TRUFF Sauce For?
Like many hot sauces, TRUFF sauce is versatile and can be used with a variety of different dishes. That being said, the brand does have some recommendations for each of its products:
- White Hotter Sauce – drizzle over beef, chicken, nachos or eat with burritos,
- White Truffle Hot Sauce – drizzle over man ‘n’ cheese, roasted vegetables, or as a dipping sauce for fried chicken,
- TRUFF Hotter Sauce – eat with pizza, or on eggs on toast,
- Hotter Sauce – drizzle over a noodle dish, eat with chicken wings, or swap out salsa and use this as a dip instead.
You can see the versatility, and these are just some of the options suggested by the brand.
That being said, these sauces pair very nicely with burgers, fries, and various different meats too.
In reality, if you love hot sauce and use it liberally, you could do the same with TRUFF.
Where Can You Buy TRUFF Sauce?
TRUFF sauce is readily available at most of the larger grocery stores, including Walmart and Kroger along with on most sites online.
In fact, you can buy this sauce in all of its varieties, and in variety packs (which are ideal as gifts) on Amazon.
Or you could just go to the brand’s website direct.
They have an online store which showcases the products very well and enables you to check out and places an order too.
And just like the product and the packaging, they know how to market their products too!
TRUFF sauce; the premium hot sauce that includes the ever luxurious truffle ingredient.
And while all the variations can get a little confusing, rest assured regardless of the one you buy, you’ll be getting a premium sauce that offers something a little different than other hot sauces on the market.
So give it a try and see what you think.
Either choose from their variations or just get a variety box and try them all.
But do try at least one.
Especially if you love hot sauce.
At the very least, TRUFF makes a great gift!
Hi there. I’m Jeremy – a passionate food technologist with several decades in the food industry. With a love for sauces, food, and nutrition, I decided to create WeWantTheSauce. Here I share my experience, knowledge, and recommendations; from ingredients and recipes to storage all the way through to nutrition for every sauce imaginable.