Istria Peninsula is known for its superb truffles that are served in many local restaurants. September marks the beginning of the precious white truffle season, and you will be able to join the actual truffle hunt following highly trained truffle hounds in the Motovun Forest that is renown as the source of this famous mushroom. One of the biggest truffle in the world weighing 1,31 kg was actually found in Istria according to the Guinness list. In October, you can participate in truffle festivals and fairs held over the weekends in Livade, Motovun or Buzet. Try truffles in omelettes, steaks and pasta as well as in unexpected products like honey or liqueur.