Black Truffle Uncinatum (4 oz)

price:$219.00

Fresh black truffles are gently pulled from the ground in Alba, Italy with the help of a truffle hunting dog and a licensed truffle hunter. Black truffles usually are usually found in shallower ground when compared to the white truffle.The “Trifolao” (truffle hunter) uses a specific hand rake to remove the black truffle, and in some cases they use only their fingers.

The black  truffle (uncinatum) is perhaps the most common type of black truffle. They have the ability to grow in hostile soils under extreme temperatures such heat and cold,and are the only Truffle with two periods of harvest.

Category: Tag: Product ID: 1110

Description

Black Truffle Harvest Dates

  • June 1 to August 31th (during this period the outside has deep cusps and grooves)
  • September 21th to November 30th (during this period the outside is softer less irregular)
Black Truffle Size

Black truffle’s size varies from 2 to 5 cm of diameter.

Uses for Black Truffles

Black truffles are the more versatile of all the truffles. Their ability to releasing aromas in the presence of heat allow chefs to use them in many different dishes such risotto, pasta, eggs, lasagna, T-bone steaks, burgers, sandwiches and much more.

What this truffles taste like?

With the Peridio (skin) on, flavors are complex and resemble the mushroom— earthy and slightly bitter.. By peeling the Peridio, the slight bitterness goes away and additional flavors are released and a sweet undertone is added to the complexity of the truffle.

All Fresh Truffles are shipped Monday – Thursday via DHL or FedEx Express Overnight. Orders placed after Thursday at 3pm will ship the following Monday.

SHIPPING LOGISTIC & TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM:
  • NEXT DAY AIR DELIVERY
  • INSULATED INSIDE POLYSTYRENE CONTAINER
  • GEL PAK (2)
  • HUMIDITY CONTROL PADS
  • TRUFFLE CHOCOLATE GIFT
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