But they’re just fungi! What makes them so appealing and expensive? These are some of the things uttered by people when they hear about truffles in restaurant dishes and cooking in general. To some epicurean appetites, they are earthy, divine, and add something to a dish to make it more complex in flavor profile.
Enter Ian who started selling truffles for an Italian company in the US to top restaurants and made them his passion after the first bite. Sure it seems unlikely that a guy as young as him could be doing well for his age and in this economy but its a sign that even in tough times, some people are capable of pursuing their American Dream.