FRESH TRUFFLES

Tuber Magnatum Pico White Truffle of Alba Size from up to 20 to 70 grams
Tuber Magnatum Pico
White Truffle of Alba
Size from up to 20 to 70 grams
Tuber Magnatum Pico White Truffle of Alba Size from up to 20 to 70 grams

The White Truffle of Alba also called "Tuber Magnatum Pico" or "Precious White Truffle" is considered the most Prestigious Truffle and recognized for antonomasia in the World. The White Truffle of Alba is harvested in the Territories of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, it is not a cultivable tuber and is a natural sentinel of the Territory. The White Truffle of Alba has a velvety outer surface, ocher-green in color and the flesh has a white-yellow-greyish color with fine white veins. Its pleasantly aromatic scent makes it one of a kind.
The White Truffle of Alba it is born only in Piedmont (Italy) and the harvest takes place from September 21st to January 31st.

RECOMMENDED USE
The White Truffle of Alba should be served raw, cut into thin strips on both cold and warm food. Ideal with "Pasta Tajarin" (Pasta Tagliolini), Rice, on Cheese, on Raw Meat, on Salads of Porcini Mushrooms and Royal Pizzas. The aroma of the White Truffle of Alba is particularly enhanced on fried Eggs.

How do you keep it?
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How do you keep it?

The truffle must be stored in a glass jar or, as an alternative, in an airtight plastic container. Inside it, the truffle must be wrapped in a sheet of kitchen paper

How do you cut it?
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How do you cut it?

You don't eat the truffle by biting it unless you can afford it, you don't peel it with a knife with the exception of the Black Truffle and it shouldn't be cut in pieces even if, in some recipes

How do you clean it?
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How do you clean it?

The truffle is a mushroom which grows underground: obviously, when picked it is covered with soil. It is a good practice that those who market truffles, will sell them

CALENDAR OF AVAILABILITY OF FRESH TRUFFLES

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

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