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Product: Fresh Italian truffles White Truffle - (approx. 2 oz.)
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Description: Truffles are a prized possession in gourmet cooking. They add a unique and earthy flavor to many gourmet foods. Truffles are typically thinly shaved over dishes such as risotto, pasta, or fish. There is even a special device called a truffle shaver to create the perfect truffle slice. White Winter Truffle- (White Alba Truffle /Tuber Magnatum Pico) The flavor of the Magnatum Pico is that of intense, pungent earth. This delicious truffle pairs best with risotto, pasta, seafood, fish, goat cheese, and popcorn. It grows mainly in Italy, most commonly in the region of Alba. Black Winter Truffle - (Tuber Melanosporum) Known as the "black diamond of the kitchen", the flavor of Tuber Melanosporum is rich with a flavor resembling leaves and an earthy mushroom flavor. It has been also said to sometimes resemble the flavor of aged cheese. This tuber is best paired with pasta, potatoes, foie gras, and fish. Preserving Fresh Truffles Truffles are perishable and should be consumed as soon as pos