Truffle News

How to make white truffle butter

by 26/09/2019

Making truffle butter is the best way to preserve a white truffle before it loses its freshness. It is laughably easy and should only take a few minutes. Step One Get your ingredients and your equipment together. You will need white truffle, great quality butter (room temperature is easier) and some fancy sea salt if […]

Best Truffle Dog Breeds

by 16/09/2019

More important than the breed of dog is that the hunter and dog are well-suited. Instead of asking which breed makes the perfect truffle dog, ask yourself what your own strengths and weaknesses are.

Acqualagna

by 07/09/2019

The pretty little town of Acqualagna is located in the province of Pesaro and Urbino between the two hills of Gola and Furlo in Le Marche. With a population of just four and a half thousand and no obvious sights for the tourist to visit, it would be an easy place to overlook. What is […]

Ready for the new season

by 16/08/2019

The white truffle season is almost upon us and even though it’s still far too hot here in Le Marche to be thinking about hunting there is a definite air of excitement. I am booked and ready for my first three month stint in the UK and the dogs and hunters are raring to go. […]

‘The Truffle Underground’ book review.

by 14/08/2019

One of the most interesting books I have read this summer was the investigative journalist Ryan Jacobs‘ expose on the truffle industry “The Truffle Underground.“ Our cousin Alberto had heard about the book and as it is not available in Italian, ordered it for me so that I could read it and translate the gist […]

Ready for the new season

by 13/08/2019

The white truffle season is almost upon us and even though it’s still far too hot here in Le Marche to be thinking about hunting there is a definite air of excitement as September approaches. I am booked and ready for my first three-month stint in the UK and the dogs and hunters are raring […]

How to preserve a fresh truffle

by 08/02/2019

  If you are buying a fresh white truffle for the first time it can be rather imposing. This is entirely understandable as tuber magnatum pico are one of the most expensive ingredients on the market and they have a notoriously brief shelf life. Here are some tips to help you deal calmly and efficiently […]