Black winter truffles - Perigord - Tuber Melanosporum


Buy Black Winter Truffles (Périgord Truffles - Tuber Melanosporum)

Indulge in the luxurious taste of Black Winter Truffles (Périgord Truffles - Tuber Melanosporum), harvested at their peak from December to March in Europe and June to September in Australia. Known for their distinctive aroma and sophisticated flavor, these truffles are a gourmet delight.

Peak Harvesting Period:

  • Europe: December 1 to March 15
  • Australia: June 15 to September 1

Unmistakable Aroma and Flavor: Black Winter Truffles offer a rich, earthy aroma with hints of chocolate, hazelnuts, and a subtle forest-floor essence. Their taste is deeply nuanced, delivering an earthy, nutty flavor with a slightly woody undertone and a hint of bitterness that enhances their natural richness.

Versatile Culinary Uses:

  • Pastas and Risottos: Shave truffles over finished dishes to impart their distinctive flavor.
  • Eggs: Enhance scrambled eggs or omelettes with freshly shaved truffles.
  • Meat Dishes: Elevate dishes like beef Wellington with truffle duxelles.
  • Cheese Dishes: Create a luxurious experience with truffle-infused cheese, such as truffle brie.

Storage and Size:

  • Size: Up to 20g
  • Storage Time: 7 - 10 days
  • Storage Temperature: +2 to +5ºC

Nutritional Information (per 100g):

  • Energy: 284 kcal
  • Fats: 0.7g (saturated fatty acids: 0g)
  • Carbohydrates: 73g
  • Fiber: 70g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Salt: 0g

Note: Use Black Winter Truffles sparingly to complement and enhance your dishes without overpowering them.

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