truffle mania!

… not the chocolate kind… the fungus. Thanks to, MobyP, a fellow eGullet poster, my attention was brought to this amazing story about a Christie’s auction at which a white Alba truffle weighing 1.2 kilos sold for 63,000₤ (€95,000)!

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… not the chocolate kind… the fungus. Thanks to, MobyP, a fellow eGullet poster, my attention was brought to this amazing story about a Christie’s auction at which a white Alba truffle weighing 1.2 kilos sold for 63,000₤ (€95,000)!

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Bought by some socialities from hong kong. the truffle daddy ended up executed in a dinner for charity at the Ritz Carlton of Hong Kong. The ticket sells about HK$10000, which stands for about USD1300 per head. 40 persons showed up for the death blow of our truffle daddy and all walked away with an aftertaste of ‘truffle gelato.’