Aups has the third largest black truffle market in France each Thursday morning so we set off early yesterday and what an exquisite day we had!
The truffle market takes place within the central market space and 4 stall holders had been exhibiting their wares. One stall was promoting truffles from Catalonia Spain however we wished one of the best that are sourced in Aups itself. We quickly discovered our man!
Sadly the worth of truffles goes up every year and international warming has meant it’s getting tougher and harder to farm these black diamonds. A go to to the truffle museum in Aups is a should to study concerning the historical past of this distinctive product and the science behind the business.
We left with our little cache of diamonds safely stashed away in our automotive and €400 poorer!
Our canine Scoobeaudoo was additionally very with the overwhelming aroma of truffles within the automotive as all of us headed up larger into the mountains and the forests of Provence.