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Truffle Hunting 101- Guide to Finding the Ultimate Culinary Treasure

Truffles are difficult to find. For this reason, they are very expensive. These culinary treasures grow underground and finding them requires careful research and a trained nose. 276 more words



The quaint town of Alba is located in northern Italy in the Piedmont region. Every November the city becomes alive with tourists all coming for one reason and one reason only… 222 more words


Truffles, Foie Gras and a Week of Decadence in Provence

I am taking a break this winter from the cheese world as I shift my energies from one project to others. I am heading back to my home in Avignon for a whole two months (yippee!), on the Ile de la Barthélasse right beside the city. 726 more words

Just look

In my last post I mentioned that things are there to be seen if only you looked. My family and I are lucky enough to live on the Downs and if we walk for just a few minutes we are deep in the countryside surrounded by fields, woods and hedgerows. 497 more words