Fresh superior white truffle

Fresh superior white truffle (Tuber magnatum Pico): FIRST CHOICE

The white truffle is the truffle par excellence, its scent will inebriate your dishes. It is born and grows only in Piedmont, in Marche or Tuscany region, where it takes the name of Alba and Acqualagna truffles (these are the only 2 denomination of origin recognized in Italy and in the world). The appearance is globular, more or less round in shape but with irregularities on the peridium (cavities and protrusions); the surface is slightly velvety. The color varies from cream to ocher and remains constant even when fully ripe. The gleba is white and greyish-yellow marbled with white veins. The aroma and flavor is extremely strong and aromatic, referring to the smell of parmesan cheese; the best way to enjoy it is over egg (with any type of cooking), with egg pasta or over white meats.

HARVEST PERIOD: October – January (see all the truffle harvesting periods in Italy)

> SELECT THE TOTAL WEIGHT YOU WANT TO BUY: 25-50-100-200-300-500-1000 gr

> THEN CHOOSE THE SIZE (weight of each single truffle): 7-15 gr, 15-30 gr, 30-60 gr, 60-100 gr

> FINALLY ADD THE TRUFFLE SLICER AND THE PROFESSIONAL TRUFFLE BRUSH TO YOUR SHOPPING CART !

Storage:

The superior white truffle is kept in the refrigerator wrapped in kitchen paper such as Scottex (it is advisable to change it every day as soon as it becomes damp) and placed in a plastic or glass container (we recommend the removal of fresh truffles from the insulated container with which we ship). The storage time in the refrigerator varies from 5 to 7 days.

Use:

We brush our fresh truffle eliminating only the most consistent layer of soil that surrounds it; this is because the earth residues create a layer of protection for the truffle, which allows it to preserve its aroma. The truffle must therefore be washed carefully with a brush under running water only when it is actually used. Cut thin slices (with the special truffle slicer) over the hot dish (see also our truffle pasta) and the heat will release all its flavor.

Shipping and order confirmation:

Shipments of fresh truffles are processed from Monday to Wednesday; the order received by 13.00 will be processed the same day; the order received after 13.00 will be processed the following day. Orders received from Wednesday afternoon to Sunday will be processed on the following Monday: this is to avoid that the packages, due to any delays, remain in the courier depots and jeopardize the conservation of the fresh product. The fresh truffle is brushed, placed in special isothermal containers and delivered in 24/48 hours, depending on the destination and the availability of couriers. Confirmation of availability, the day of processing and shipping will be given upon receipt of the order.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT NOTES FROM THE CUSTOMER WHICH ARE REPORTED DELAYED OR TAXATIVE DELIVERIES FOR A CERTAIN DATE BECAUSE THE FRESH TRUFFLE MAY NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE OR SUFFER STRONG PRICE CHANGES!

>>> WATCH OUR TUTORIAL to better understand how we select, clean, pack and ship fresh Acqualagna truffles!

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