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Summer Black Truffle (4 Oz)

$ 190.00

Black Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum Vittad.)

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 summer truffle (Tuber aestivum Vittad.) is perhaps the most common type of black truffle. They have the ability to grow in hostile soils under extreme hot temperatures.

Black Truffle Harvest Dates:
Dal 1 giugno al 31 agosto
Dal 21 settembre al 30 novembre

Black Truffle Size
Summer truffle’s size varies from 3 to 5 cm of diameter, in some rare cases grows up to 15 cm of diameter.

Uses for Black Summer 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 Summer truffles taste like?
Flavors are complex and resemble the mushroom--- earthy and slightly "sweet/round" 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 italian time, 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

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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.