If there is a region surrendered to the spell of so-called underground empresses, that's the Ribagorza, privileged land since ancient times in the development of the tuber melanosporum, the black truffle, the most prized specimen.
In Kraus and surrounding nature veils his best jewel under the shelter of the land. From November to March, the birth of the black diamond of gastronomy happens around a magical process that turns the truffle growers in the authentic bearers of the best kept secret: the discovery of the truffle. Its unique fragrance, intense and delicate, which varies depending on the state of maturity, and its special flavor, making it the queen of cuisine, and as such is valued in the markets.
Truffle Market Graus, national benchmark
During the twelve weekends covering truffle season, every Saturday, from 19 to 22 hours, the Plaza Mayor de Graus welcomes Truffle Market in Cool, which takes over the market that had been held on Mondays from Graus season since 1947.
In an environment led by the unmistakable aroma of truffles, the sale is both wholesale and retail, along with other food products in the area.