Re­sources

NZ Lifestyle Block - - The Good Life -

NZ Truf­fle As­so­ci­a­tion

This web­site also lists con­sul­tants, sup­pli­ers, dog han­dlers and some grow­ers. www.nztruf­fles.org.nz

Truf­fle trees

In­noc­u­lated truf­fle trees can be pur­chased from sev­eral sources in­clud­ing South­ern Woods Nurs­ery and Kings Truf­fles. It pays to or­der well in ad­vance. www.south­ern­woods.co.nz www.kingstruf­fles.com

Book

Tam­ing the Truf­fle - The His­tory, Lore, and Sci­ence of the Ul­ti­mate

Mush­room by Dr Ian Hall – a pi­o­neer of the NZ truf­fle in­dus­try and now con­sul­tant – and oth­ers. www.truf­fle­sand­mush­rooms.co.nz

Truf­fle Dog Ser­vices

Karen and In­digo will search truf­fières from the Cen­tral Plateau north. truf­fle­dogser­vices.co.nz

Where to taste truf­fles dur­ing the sea­son (win­ter - spring)

A few top-end restau­rants of­fer truf­fles when avail­able. The Grill at Sky City, Auck­land has a ded­i­cated truf­fle menu and Black Es­tate, Waipara, North Can­ter­bury has some truf­fle dishes on their menu. Oc­ca­sion­ally Lime­stone Hills will sell fresh truf­fles at the Waipara Val­ley Farmer’s Mar­ket on a Satur­day morn­ing.

Foodie Week­end

A mid-win­ter re­treat on Sh­eryn’s block at Ti­rau, harvesting, cook­ing, eat­ing and talk­ing fine food. Who knows, maybe next year there will be truf­fle. www.lals.nz

SH­ERYN CLOTH­IER hosts a range of cour­ses teach­ing the skills needed to live sus­tain­ably off the land, in­clud­ing a week­end teach­ing an­i­mal hus­bandry Oc­to­ber 6-8, 2017. www.lals.nz

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