“So early in the morning, before the dogs have eaten anything ["starving?"], they go hunting. When they find a truffle they are given snacks.”
THIS makes more sense. Plus, I had asked Boris what the dogs ate when truffles were not in season and he replied, “regular food.” No doubt I was “lost in translation.” Always good to give the benefit of a doubt (sometimes even with speakers of our own native tongues).
Here is a post that Judy created on truffles. She shares images of truffles and a truffle dog!
Judy offers cooking classes, recipes, and shopping experiences. She knows all the best in the food business in Italy and she knows how to give you a great experience. I know because I was lucky enough to join one of her market tours in Florence. And here is a taste (pardon the pun) of her 2015 culinary events:
Now, back to me. Hahahaha… Yesterday I added two new rewards on my first Kickstarter art project. I want to entice you to help me create some bronze art. Please participate and share this link:
|$650 Reward: Consult with me to create your own medallion|
|Boris did not know the original use of this site; now important for bonfire during local festival|