Mico from Gawlet & Oklat Mico, an Arabic food and travel TV show, joined Dr Thomas on one of Welsh plantations to find out about cultivating truffles, hunting for truffles and cooking with truffles! If you’ve wondered what a UK truffle plantation looks like and how dogs are used to hunt truffles then this is the episode for you.
Margherita Taylor of BBC Countryfile Summer Diaries charts the progress of Dr Paul Thomas’ black truffle cultivation success from the Dragon’s Den to our successful first harvest here in the UK 12 years later. The feature covers some of the history and cultivation of truffles, and gives an insight into the stages that the truffle trees go under in our laboratory and specialist nursery, plus follows Freddy the truffle dog on an exploratory hunt!
Following on from our recent ground breaking truffle harvest in Monmouthshire, Wales, we have been busy being interviewed by the press and media and this week we have been featured on BBC Radio Wales and ITV News discussing truffles and our truffle tree plantations.