My husband and I want to go to Italy.
We were watching a travel program on his iPad the other morning entitled The Taste of Italy.
Truffles were by far the biggest hit of every Italian dish! They ought to be! They are one of the most expensive mushrooms in the world! Fungi. 😊 Ranging from $800 to $3,000 a pound.
They certainly don’t look appetizing to me. They resemble something I might clean out of the litter box!
But if our trip to Italy ever comes to fruition, I just may be tempted to write home to send for my dog to sniff them out and a bucket and a shovel to dig them up with and stay in Italy digging truffles the rest of my days for my income. We all know it would certainly be more lucrative than an Oklahoma teacher’s salary. LOL
I love the chocolate kind. But I’ve never sampled the fungi variety. Have you?!
Inquiring minds want to know. So I googled where I could find them in Tulsa. It appears that truffle fries are a frequent menu item at several locations around town, and truffle infused oil is about as good as it’s going to get this side of the Mediterranean Sea.
Funny. Who ever thought of digging underground a foot or so to find such fungi to eat, and better yet, charge an arm or leg to buy them?!
It just goes to show you some of the best things in life are hidden treasures. Unseen to the naked eye. It’s what’s on the inside that counts.
God’s word even describes Jesus in a way that denotes no obvious external striking beauty. Yet he is the king of all kings. And shall be worshipped by all.
Let’s all stop being so vain. Judging a book by its cover. Let’s see with our hearts, not our eyes. Who knows? You might just be pleasantly surprised at what you might find.
He had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. Isaiah 53:2
Love and laughter,