How to find the black winter truffle and what to do with it in the kitchen
How do you go about finding truffles? First you need to research so you know where exactly to explore This video explains what to research and sets out the tools that will help you.
In the final stage of training you take your truffle dog to the most lilkely truffle spots where you learn to find truffles out in the field. Learn how to distinguish the best potential truffles sites
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.
Teach your dog how to hunt truffles. This tried and tested method is cheap and easy. Nearly all dogs can be trained to find truffles and they love it. Part 2 in a series of three.
When you find a large white truffle there is always a heady mixture of exuberance and stress. Truffles of this size can be worth a lot of money however its value halves if you break it while digging it out. These are the steps you need to follow to remove a truffle from the earth […]
Most dogs can be trained to hunt for truffles and they love it. Truffling encompasses so many of a dog’s favourite activities – running around outdoors, sniffing and digging. In short it’s the perfect hobby. Truffling will also keep you fit, make you more alert and give you a real appreciation for the ecosystems which […]
Another foolproof recipe. The beauty of cooking with white truffles is that you don’t need to do an awful lot. The truffle does all the work as long as you follow some basic rules. Use the best quality ingredients you can find. Homemade pasta would be perfect, some freshly grated parmesan and the firmest, most […]
Most dogs can be trained to find truffles. Jane is a mixed breed but she is smart and learnt quickly. She can sniff out the deepest of white truffles – in fact nothing seems to escape her marvellous nose. She also finds the biggest truffle of the season which weighed in at over half a […]
Simple is always the best way forward when it comes to enjoying a white truffle. Don’t start experimenting with a cupboard full of ingredients. Leave the spices on the shelf, salt and pepper only. What about herbs? Again I wouldn’t go messing around. You are eating a truffle, it’s a very powerful flavour and you […]