Fresh Black Winter Truffle

$84.95

Tuber melanosporum

Also Known As
Perigord Truffle, Périgord Truffle, The Black Diamond of Provence, French Black Truffle
Availability
November–March
Size
1 oz (1 or 2 truffles)
Origin
Southern France

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Description

Truffles are a true natural luxury. Rare and indulgent, they are sought after by epicureans around the globe who see them as black gold. This deliciously decadent ingredient stimulates the senses and indulges the palate.

French black truffles are by far the most highly sought-after variety of this wonderful ingredient. The winter black truffle is grayish-brownish black on the outside with white spidery veins on the inside. Enjoy its subtle earthy and chocolate aroma that has captivated chefs for centuries.

Mikuni Wild Harvest knows truffles. With a hands-on salesman for each restaurant, Mikuni is our go-to source. They only supply the finest quality truffles and offer the best service. Mario Batali

How to Store and Handle Fresh Truffles

  • Store truffles in the refrigerator wrapped in paper towel in a sealed container.
  • The best way to cook truffles is with eggs and cream in butter or a béchamel sauce.
  • The perfume of a truffle is very volatile and disappears rapidly, cooking time should be limited.
  • Truffles are best when consumed within three days of delivery.

Special Shipping Regulations

Quality is paramount in the products we sell. Perishable items are shipped and packaged as quickly as possible. To maximize the freshness of this wonderful product, it must be shipped by Fedex Standard Overnight. Due to this requirement, please note that orders placed on Friday will not ship until Monday.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 8 x 6 x 4 in