White Truffles: The New Caviar?

Would you pay $200 for a plate of pasta? You might just have to — assuming you want your penne sprinkled with fresh Italian white truffle shavings. Truffles, the fungi with the renowned reputation as one of the most high-class foods in the world, are harder to find and more expensive than ever this season. "The pricing of truffles is traditionally very high because they are one of the rarest foods on Earth," said John Magazino, president of Primizie Fine Foods, a New York-based truffle...Full Story
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