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Winter Black Truffle (4 Oz)

$ 410.00

Black Winter Truffle (Tuber melanosporum Vittad.)

or

Prestigious Black Truffle.


Minimum order for this product 4 Oz 


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 winter  truffle (Tuber melanospum) is perhaps the most common type of black truffle. They have the ability to grow in hostile soils under extreme cold temperatures.

Black Truffle Harvest Dates:
From 1 December to 15 March

Black Truffle Size
Winter truffle’s size varies from 3 to 5 cm of diameter

Uses for Black Winter Truffles

Their ability to releasing aromas in the presence of low heat (as white truffles) allow chefs to use them in many different dishes such risotto, pasta, eggs, lasagna, T-bone steaks, tajarin.

What do Winter truffles taste like?
Flavors are complex and resemble the mushroom--- earthy and slightly "sweet" highly sought after for its earthy, subtle aroma, and a taste once described as mixture of “chocolate and earth”.

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

SHIPPING LOGISTIC & TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM:

NEXT DAY AIR DELIVERY
INSULATED PLASTIC CONTAINER
FREEZ PAK
POLY-FOAM COOLER


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24 HOURS FROM ALBA, ITALY

TO USA

Truffles are one of the world’s most desired delicacies, and the black and white truffles from Alba are among the best and most unique in the world. Through the efforts of Casa Truffle, Alba truffles and its finished truffle products will now be available to the US market.