Enjoy a 2.5 hour truffle hunt through the beautiful countryside in the company of delightful truffle dogs.
What you will learn on this experience
During the hunt, you will gain insightful information about how and where
truffles grow, what makes a truffle dog and how to hunt for truffles successfully and
respectfully in the wild. Your experienced truffle hunter will introduce you to the different types of edible tubers native to this popular truffle region of Italy. From learning about the intricate ways trees and truffles work in a unique symbiosis providing nutrients and living space to each other, to the particularities of the ground and soil set up required for mycorrhization to happen and truffles to grow. Learn the secrets of how a trained truffle hunter knows good locations where truffles are likely to be found and which atmospheric and seasonal factors influence truffle growing.
Duration 1.5 – 2 hrs
Requirements: Good Footwear for walking on uneven ground, long outdoor trousers. Sun protection on warm days. Appropriate outdoor clothing for autumn & winter hunts in wet and cold conditions. Contact us for for any questions you may have.
Truffle Cooking Class
Why not enjoy a Truffle Cooking Class to follow your successful morning truffle hunt and learn how to bring Truffles from the Ground to the table.
Additional Truffle Cooking Class includes learning how to handle, store and use truffles in cooking. You will prepare the following menu and enjoy a fabulous meal after the class. Vine included.
Crostini alla spoletina
Zuppa di patate con tartufo e crema di acciughe
Crema di fagioli al tartufo
Risotto al tartufo
Tournedos (Filetto alla Rossini)
Polenta alla griglia con ragù di funghi e tartufo
Each additional person €60
Duration 3 hours