Why truffles are not potatoes and a few words on our our return policies

Truffle scammers

Below is some wonderful communication with a customer who wanted a refund. In short, if you want truffles and order such for 300+ $ you should have some idea about truffle culture, origin, way of hunting, and some respect for the effort of the hunter.  If you don’t better read a bit about it ask […]

How to train your dog to become a truffle hunter?

Andy interest into the truffles

Intro Most of the dogs could be trained to become truffle hunters. However, Lagotto Romagnolo and Cocker Spaniel seem to be the most commonly known truffle dog breeds. With this post, we aim to teach you how to train your dog to become a truffle hunter with the help of some whole-dried black summer truffles. […]

Homemade truffle oil

homemade truffle products

In this blog post, we will present to you two separate recipes on how to make your own homemade truffle oil 🙂 Truffle oil found in shops Current truffle oil found in the shops is mostly a product of the chemical industry built around the discovery that the most pungent scent in wild truffles is […]

40 truffles in one hand ;)

40 truffles in one hand

Today we have woke up around 5:30 in the morning 🙂 It was an early and a bit chilly morning at Bulgarian seaside. So there were rumors that there area lot of well truffle forests in the area. However we have never tried our luck in that part of Bulgaria. So that sounds like a […]

Why fresh truffles are important for your restaurant?

Fresh truffles in restaurant gastronomy Fresh Truffles are the most important part of truffle gastronomy and can be used in various ways to enhance the flavor and presentation of dishes in any restaurant. It does not matter do we speak about a steak, risotto or a salad fresh truffles could always bring some extra value […]

What is truffle hunting?

Andy on a hunt

How does truffle hunting start? Truffle hunting is an ancient practice that dates back thousands of years. Truffles are highly prized edible fungi that grow underground, typically in symbiotic relationships with the roots of certain tree species. They are highly aromatic and have a unique flavor, making them a sought-after culinary ingredient. The exact origins […]

History of lagotto romagnolo

Andy after a truffle hunt

The Lagotto Romagnolo is a breed of dog that has a rich history rooted in the Romagna region of Italy. Here’s a brief overview of the breed’s history: Origins and Early Development   The Lagotto Romagnolo is an ancient breed that can be traced back several centuries. Its name is derived from the Italian word […]

Finding truffles deeply hidden under the ground?

Truffle 30 at 30 sm depth

Introduction Truffle dogs are well-trained to detect the presence of truffles and have an exceptional sense of smell. They are capable of detecting truffle odors even when they are buried hidden under the ground. While the exact depth at which a truffle dog can sniff a truffle may vary depending on factors such as soil […]

One day into the woods for porcini and truffles

Andy porcini and truffles

Wakeup It was a foggy morning after a couple of days of rain.  Andy woke me up at about 6:00 am and I was sure that it is time to go into the woods for another exciting morning. Andy is a lagotto romagnolo and is well-trained as a truffle hunter dog. So today we decided […]