Latest posts with tags "white truffles"

New truffles species discovered in Thailand

Sep 11, 2017 / Gastronomy

Resereachers in Thailand have found several truffle species in the northern area of the country — a first for Southeast Asia.

Hunting Season in Italy’s Truffle Country

Oct 24, 2016 / Gastronomy

Tis the season for truffle hunting in Italy’s Alba region. Tracking down edible fungi is an Italian obsession with some 200,000 active enthusiasts nationwide.

Truffles fetch three times price of gold

Nov 12, 2013 / Gastronomy

Hong Kong buyer snaps up white truffles for three times the price of gold at Italy auction.

Obama’s re-election gift: A white truffle

Nov 14, 2012 / Gastronomy

A small Italian village renowned for its white truffles will give Barack Obama a record specimen weighing in at more than a kilo as a reelection present.

As Italian stocks crash, truffle prices go up

Nov 07, 2011 / Gastronomy

Italian stock markets are sharply down this year, but the price of white truffle has doubled to 3,000 euros ($4,100) per kilogram in just a week. Truffle hunters say the increase is due to low average rainfall in areas where truffle is found, as well as higher demand — particularly from buyers in Asia where […]

Most Expensive Hot Dog in the World

Apr 03, 2011 / Gastronomy

What was created as a novelty item last year has now been added to a popular New York restaurant menu permanently. The ‘Serendipity Foot Long Haute Dog’ was admitted into the Guinness World Records last year for being the most expensive hot dog in the world, at $69. Months after its creation, Serendipity 3, has […]

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