One Food Entrepreneur On Demystifying The Often 'Shady' World Of Gourmet Truffles09:31
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The cover of "Truffle Boy," by Ian Purkayastha. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
The cover of "Truffle Boy," by Ian Purkayastha. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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It's truffle season, a time when many upscale restaurants incorporate white and black truffles into their dishes.

Regalis Foods founder Ian Purkayastha (@IanPurkayastha) has had a longtime love affair with truffles. He joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss his memoir "Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground."

This segment aired on November 10, 2017.

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