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White truffles for Christmas

White truffles for Christmas

Introduction With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect ingredients to elevate your festive dishes. And what better culinary treasure to celebrate with than white truffles? These aromatic delicacies, known as the diamonds of the kitchen, bring an unparalleled flavor and elegance to any dish, making them […]

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 […]

The dark side of illegal truffle hunting

illegal truffle hunting

Truffle hunting, the process of searching for and collecting truffles, can have a dark side associated with it. While truffle hunting itself is an ancient and often traditional practice, there are certain aspects of the industry that raise ethical concerns. From ancient times till now, the dark side of illegal truffle hunting has never disappeared. […]

What animals find truffles?

lagotto finding truffles

Truffles are a type of fungi that grow underground, and they are highly sought after for their unique and intense flavors. Various animals have been known to find truffles, primarily through their keen sense of smell. Here are a few examples of animals commonly used or known to find truffles: 1. Dogs: Dogs are the […]

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 […]