FRESH TRUFFLES

Tuber aestivum Vittad Black Summer Truffle Size from more than 20 grams to climb
Tuber aestivum Vittad
Black Summer Truffle
Size from more than 20 grams to climb
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Tuber aestivum Vittad Black Summer Truffle Size from more than 20 grams to climb

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.

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

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

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