Truffle Fever


CBC: Truffle Fever info

  • Type Program: Radio
  • Reporter: Jean Di Marino
  • Broadcaster: CBC Radio
  • Commissioning client: CBC Radio
  • Station: Toronto, Canada
  • Location: San Miniato, Italy

CBC Radio “The World this Weekend” feature story

Known as the “food of the king”, the tartufo bianco or white truffle commands astronomical prices. During its growing season, gourmets and buyers travel from around the world to join in the hunt for the humble-looking fungus. But it’s a rare find and becoming rarer every year.