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Truffles a taste of luxury.

Truffles are synonymous with luxury and used in high end restaurants throughout the world. Pound for pound they are one of the most expensive foods in the world. Truffles are expensive due to the high demand and the low yield. The finest truffles are those found naturally in woodland locations and are not cultivated. Add on the cost of training and keeping a dog or swine to hunt the truffle, the time taken to carefully extract the truffle from the ground and the fast transportation cost makes the delicacy a highly prized product.In 2014 a 4.16 pound white truffle dubbed the “World’s Largest’ sold as Sotheby’s auction house for $61,250. What are Truffles? A truffle is a fruiting body of...

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A Taste of Cornish Christmas.

Cornish Christmas Celebrations. A Cornish Christmas is a wonderfully magical celebration. With a delightful array of festive events throughout the season such as the Festival of Lights in Truro, The Winter Festival at the Eden Project, the Christmas lights at Mousehole and many Christmas Markets and seasonal events that all add to the enchanting time of year. There are so many special events that we wanted to capture the Cornish Christmas experience through a selection of the very best local food. We have put together a collection of hampers that we think offer an exceptional taste of Christmas in Cornwall. Christmas Bubbles & Treats. This hamper contains a bottle of the award winning 2013 Camel Valley "Cornwall" Brut, this fresh and fruity fizz, perfect for...

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