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The hunt for black and white truffles in Istria

The hunt for black and white truffles in Istria

By Suzanne Urpecz   www.reuters.com In 1999, Giancarlo Zigante and his dog Diana were walking amongst the dense forests of Istria, Croatia, when they stumbled upon a world record-breaking 1.31 kg white truffle. Situated just south of Trieste along the Adriatic coast, Istria is known for its lush green valleys and charming hilltop villages. But this [...]