Category Archives: Truffles

There was once a pig called Jimmy

Once upon a time, many years ago near the little town of Pietralunga in the province of Perugia, a farmer had a pig called Jimmy. Jimmy was a very special pig. He was prized as a truffle hunter which is … Continue reading

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Truffle or Trifle?

A good season for truffles climaxed at No 19 when the debate became eggs or pasta? Devotees of Richard Olney – and Joy worked with him at Time Life – know eggs with truffles means an enriched egg soup. She … Continue reading

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