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Tuber aestivum Vittad Black Summer Truffle
Tuber aestivum Vittad
Black Summer Truffle

The Black Summer Truffle of Piedmont also called "Tuber Aestivum Vittadini" or "Scorzone" is a truffle particularly common in Piedmont. The Black Summer Truffle of Piedmont is collected mainly in the areas of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato and is commonly called "Scorzone" because of its hard and wrinkled black-brown skin, rich in pyramidal, protruding and large warts. The pulp is of hazel color and is crossed by numerous veins of white color and has a fungal aroma with a very delicate flavor.
In Piedmont, the harvest takes place from 1 June to 31 August.

RECOMMENDED USE
The Black Summer Truffle of Piedmont, after a short cooking, can be used as an ingredient in fillings and sauces or sliced thin slices on summer salads.

CALENDAR OF AVAILABILITY OF FRESH TRUFFLES

    Black Summer Truffle
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    From 1st June to 31st August and from 21st September to 30th November

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