Frozen Black Winter Truffle Pieces - Tuber Melanosporum Vittadini

Black Winter Truffles are one of the most decadent foods in the world. These highly sought-after tubers are considered so precious because they are incredibly difficult to find and chefs covet them for their powerful, earthy flavor that adds luxury to any dish.

Truffles are foraged by well-trained truffle hunters – always with the help of hounds – in wooded areas mostly in France and Italy that are kept secret and fiercely guarded. Cook truffles into a risotto, or shave on top of simple pasta with butter, or on scrambled eggs.

$250

Black Winter Truffles are one of the most decadent foods in the world. These highly sought-after tubers are considered so precious because they are incredibly difficult to find and chefs covet them for their powerful, earthy flavor that adds luxury to any dish.

Truffles are foraged by well-trained truffle hunters – always with the help of hounds – in wooded areas mostly in France and Italy that are kept secret and fiercely guarded. Cook truffles into a risotto, or shave on top of simple pasta with butter, or on scrambled eggs.

More Details

  • From France
  • Choose up to 16 oz.
  • 4 oz serves 7-8 people

About Frozen Black Winter Truffles

  • Available all year long. The truffles are carefully selected at maturity then froze to keep flavor and taste intact. Great substitute when fresh truffles are not available
  • Shape: More or less round. Size varies from a hazelnut to an orange
  • Skin: Small pyramid-shaped warts, black with sometimes dark brown patches
  • Flesh: First white, then gray and eventually black at maturity with a hint of purple and with distinctive white veins. Crunchy and soft
  • Perfume: Intense, wet forest, humus, chocolate, hint of hazelnut

Use And Care

  • Frozen truffles arrive cleaned in a vacuum-sealed bag on dry ice. Store in unbreached bag in freezer at least 6 months
  • Remove from freezer, thaw to use
  • Wrap any still frozen, unused truffles in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and replace in the freezer
  • Truffle should be eaten once thawed, or use in cooking, as in a crème fraîche, and will keep once thawed in refrigerator for 48 hours

Guarantees & Policies

  • In season, we receive truffle shipments three times weekly to guarantee freshness of the merchandise we send to our clients
  • Please report any problem within 24 hours of delivery of merchandise by sending an email to [email protected]om

Ingredients

Black Winter Truffles – Tuber Melanosporum Vittadini – From France