There are two factors which are more important than the actual breed of the truffle dog. The first is the dog’s temperament and the second is the hunter. As dog and hunter work together as a team, it is vital that the two are well suited to one another….
In the second part of the series we go outside. There are 3 steps. The dog learns to focus on the truffle smell ignoring other enticing odours. Then you will teach her how to locate truffles which have been hidden before the final step where she learns how to dig up buried truffles.
Every year a handful of remarkable white truffles are found that cause a lot of fuss. Most truffle hunters will feel very lucky to find a truffle weighing over 200 grams, here we are talking about truffles around the kilo mark. These are the real prizes in the world of truffles, where the big money […]
A good way to save white truffles is to make truffle butter. ….. This is the real deal. Use it on steak, risottos, pasta, wherever you fancy. You can even have it on bread. There are only two rules : Don’t cook the truffle and make it part of a simple dish ( no competing flavours).
If you start out alone as a truffle hunter then you usually end up learning the hard way that you have to keep secrets. If you like to go around blabbing and have the need to tell everyone what a successful guy you are then really this is not a good job for you. I […]