Truffle Trouble in Europe: The Invader Without Flavor
At 100 Euros for 100 grams, these French black truffles had better not be from China. Photo courtesy of Flickr user epeigne37. If it looks like a black truffle, and if it cost you $1500 a pound like a black truffle—it may actually be a Chinese truffle.
Farmers encouraged to grow truffles
He hopes to harvest truffles from them. Photo: ITV Anglia Truffles are a delicacy usually reserved for the finest restaurants and grown predominantly in Europe. Now one connoisseur says Norfolk has the ideal conditions for growing truffles - indeed she ..Meet 19-Year-Old Truffle Pusher Ian Purkayastha
Today, Yahoo News profiles Ian Purkayastha, the 19-year-old kid from Hoboken who sells thousands and thousands of dollars of imported black truffles to some of New York's hottest restaurants every day. As a lead sales rep for PAQ, an importing company, ...
Cultivating The Elusive Black Truffle « CAFNR News
By Michelle Hall Bruhn has been researching truffles since 1999 – and now knows enough about their cultivation in Missouri to promote commercial truffières – truffle orchards – with interested farmers and entrepreneurs. Three farms are taking on the initial ...
CAFNR NewsNew truffle species named | Parks Australia
By Parks Australia It's not just the likes of Beyonce who get new species named after them! A new species of nativetruffle found on Neds Corner Station during a recent Bush Blitz has been named in honour of Trust for Nature property managers, Colleen and ...
Oregon truffle hunters search for one of the world's most coveted foods Albany Democrat Herald Earlier this month, I joined a group of truffle hunters armed with dogs, rakes, and optimistically large baskets on a foray in the Lobster Valley in southwest Benton County. The goal: truffles. They may look less than delicious—and that's being ...
Robert (don't call me Bobby) thought he was eating camel dung – but in fact it was his favorite black truffles! That reminded me that it is truffle season in Kuwait, and after the national holiday rains there was bound to be a good variety on offer.
See all stories on this topic »Kuwait TimesThe hunt for black and white truffles in Istria
By Suzanne Urpecz (Reuters.com) - In 1999, Giancarlo Zigante and his dog Diana were walking amongst the dense forests of Istria, Croatia, when they stumbled upon a world record-breaking 1.31 kg white truffle. Situated just south of Trieste along the ...
Truffle discovery is a 'black diamond'
BY DARREN SNYDER Kandos is once again being promoted as a town suitable for truffle growth after a small success recently. On a trip to his Kandos property, Sydney man Chris Haywood discovered a 280-gram truffle under an oak tree.
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How to Distinguish Between Perigord Black Truffles and Chinese Truffles
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Truffle retailer, Mirepoix USA, recommends consumers educate themselves about the differences between the prized Perigord truffle and the Chinese look-a-like black truffle. "Truffles: The Most Expensive Food in the World", a recent segment on CBS News ...
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Olga founded Totally Truffles in 2010. She is a committed truffle enthusiast who wants to make this delicacy more affordable and to make truffle cultivation more predictable.