From the whispering woods of the Alba and Umbria regions in Italy, truffles emerge as Earth's hidden gems, sought by gourmets and trade connoisseurs alike. In this exploration of decadence, authenticity, and culinary grandeur, Marky's extends an invitation to immerse in the tantalizing world of truffles. Our focus on fresh truffles transcends the ordinary, bringing you a taste of luxury that enhances the very essence of fine dining. Welcome to a world where the piquant aroma of truffles isn't just a fragrance—it's an experience.

Unearth the Essence of Truffles

Truffles—these underground champions of flavor—are as enigmatic as they are delicious. With a reputation that surpasses the most sophisticated palates, truffles have been an integral part of gourmet cuisine for centuries.

The Mystique of Truffles

A sophisticated delight, truffles boast a robust flavor and an aroma that's hard to miss. Delicately earthy or exceedingly pungent, truffles are a spectrum of complexity, affecting dishes with their distinct essence.

A Global Quest for Truffle Gold

While we treasure the Italian and French varieties, truffles are discovered in locations as exotic as the Australian forest floors. Each locale offers a unique truffle story, identifying characteristics, and prized seasons.

Decoding the Difference

Understanding the diverse truffle varieties—one encounter at a time—is key to personalizing your culinary experience. White Alba truffles, Piedmont's prized possession, enthrall with their intense fragrance, while Perigord's black truffles impress with their aroma of chocolate and ripe berries.

The Art of Selecting Fresh Truffles

Navigating the world of fresh truffles can feel like an odyssey, but with Marky's as your guide, you'll walk away with the finest choice, every time.

Characteristics of Quality Truffles

Identify the signs of superior quality—firmness, good size, and an unscathed surface. But it's their aroma, an unparalleled intensity that speaks volumes without a word, that crowns them as the crème de la crème.

Types of Fresh Truffles

Familiarize yourself with the spectrum of black and white truffles. Categorized by the season they bless, like diamonds found in the winter's nippy breath, and those that grace the warmer months, to enhance your seasonal tables.

The Senses at Play

Selecting the right truffle is a multisensory experience. With touch, you confirm the firmness; with sight, you admire their noble imperfections; but it's with scent, the tapestry of taste unfurls before your very senses.

Storing Truffles for Optimal Freshness

Preserving the integrity of truffles is a sacred commitment. Our master guides show you how to extend the life of these earthly treasures.

The Treasure Chest

Airtight, that's the mandate for truffle storage. Opt for containers that do more than guard them—they contain the aroma, preserving it until the culinary moment arrives.

Spelunking Secrets

Truffles are best kept with foods that exalt the aroma rather than rob it. Infusing butter, eggs, or rice with their essence creates a treasure trove of culinary possibilities.

The Best-Laid Plans

Craft a truffle treasure map of your inventory. Note origins, likely completion dates, and the aromatic profiles. Like any grand endeavor, planning ensures a bountiful harvest of flavor.

Cooking with Fresh Truffles

Truffle cookery is a celebration of the senses—a tapestry of flavors that dance on the tongue and evoke emotions.

Simple Elegance

Start with the basics, where truffle's charm is unveiled without fanfare. Truffle shavings on freshly scrambled eggs or creamy burrata, humble yet divine, are classics that ignite passion.

Haute Cuisine for Home

Venture into the domains of truffle risottos, tagliatelles, and carpaccios. These heirlooms of the Italian table offer a canvas for truffle sophistication at its finest.

Beyond Borders

Pondering on international culinary palettes, truffle dumplings from Hungary or truffle-infused oil in a Middle Eastern-inspired pita—is the culinary passport you'd want to stamp, enriching every bite with global flavors.

Where to Buy Fresh Truffles

A guide is incomplete without a path marked by reliable vendors. Marky's stands as the gatekeeper to a realm filled with truffle wonders.

The Marky's Promise

When you buy fresh truffles from Marky's, you don't just purchase a product, but a piece of our passion for excellence. Our commitment to sourcing the best extends to the fringes of the marketplace, ensuring only the best truffles meet our standards and reach your plate.

A Digital Haven

Marky's online truffle catalog brings the truffle hunting experience into your living space. With just a click, you can browse through our selection, each presenting an invitation to sheer culinary bliss.

The Culinary Collective

At Marky's, we are more than just suppliers—we are part of a culinary collective, where we work hand in hand with the finest restaurants, innovative chefs, and esteemed food aficionados. This partnership ensures that the truffle delights you encounter have been lovingly curated for your pleasure.

The Culinary Chronicles: Three Truffle-Centric Recipes

Weave truffles into your culinary narrative with these indulgent preparations.

Golden Risotto with Alba Truffles

The classic Italian dish—Risotto Al Tartufo—is a creamy canvas for the indulgence of Alba truffles. Luxurious simplicity at its peak.


  • Arborio rice
  • White onion
  • Dry white wine
  • Vegetable broth
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Unsalted butter
  • Alba truffles
  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Sautee the onions and rice until the grains turn translucent.
  2. Deglaze with the white wine, stirring until the liquid has mostly evaporated.
  3. Begin adding the vegetable broth, one ladle at a time, stirring frequently.
  4. When the risotto is nearly done, fold in the butter and grated parmesan.
  5. Plate the risotto and finish with shavings of Alba truffles, a sprinkle of salt, and a twist of black pepper.

Truffle Infused Filet Mignon

Elevate the tenderest cut of meat with truffle essence. This competition of flavors will linger in memory.


  • Filet mignon steaks
  • Truffle oil
  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Season the steaks well with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat.
  4. Sear the steaks on each side for 3 minutes.
  5. Drizzle with truffle oil and transfer the skillet to the oven.
  6. Bake for about 5-8 minutes for medium-rare doneness.
  7. Rest for 5 minutes before serving, finishing with a drizzle of truffle oil.
  8. Ogle as the truffled aroma weaves in and out of each bite, a mesmerizing dance of rich flavors.

Truffle Butter Poached Lobster Tails

An encore to the sea's elegant crustacean, truffle butter poaching encapsulates indulgence in simplicity.


  • Live lobster tails
  • Truffle butter
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Black truffle


  1. Butterfly the lobster tails and season with salt.
  2. In a large pot, melt the truffle butter with a dash of lemon juice.
  3. Place the lobster tails in the pot, ensuring each is submerged in the butter.
  4. Poach for 5-7 minutes until the meat is opaque and just firm.
  5. Drain and serve garnished with truffle shavings, a squeeze of lemon, and a pinch of salt.

The Gourmet Odyssey

The odyssey doesn't end at the store. It extends to the kitchen, to each stir, sprinkle, and slice. Through Marky's, you traverse the gourmet map, sampling the exquisite truffle at its very best. As you indulge, take note to celebrate each gastronomic moment. For it is in the time-tested kitchen traditions, in the discovery of new flavors, and in the company of cherished connoisseurs, that the true pleasure of truffle tempts you. Your table, infused with the essence of Earth's bounty, eagerly awaits the next seduction—a delicacy by the name of truffle.