Black Winter Truffles, Tuber Melanosporum
Buy fresh black winter truffles from Australia for home or professional kitchens
The famed Australian perigord black truffle. Grown in the western forests of Australia and prized by some of the worlds most famous chefs, Australian black truffles are known the across the world for their flavor, aroma and strict attention to detail when harvesting. To describe these truffles is quite difficult, one might say the aroma is rich, earthy, with pungent tones. The scientific name for this truffle is Tuber Melanosporum also known as Perigord truffle or tartufo nero in Italy. It is an edible fungus that grows on the roots of oak and hazelnut trees.
Facts about purchasing Black Winter Truffles from Slofoodgroup
- Each truffle is expertly cleaned and graded to ensure you are paying for pure perigord truffle and nothing more
- Extra Class Gourmet, ripe with good aroma. Size ranging from 10 grams to 30 grams per truffle.
- Visual appearance is consistent with black winter truffle containing knobs, cuts showing marbling in less than 20< percent of the surface area
- Imperfections in shape and minor insect damage that has been cleaned is acceptable
- Product of Australia
Storage, use and shelf life of these black truffles
Australian black truffles are a fresh product. As the case with all fresh products, proper handling, storage, and temperatures should be maintained to ensure product integrity. Always store truffles in an airtight container wrapped in a towel or soft paper cloth to reduce moisture build up and keep refrigerated at 33.8 to 39.2 degrees °F (1°C to 4°C). As any fresh product, spoilage may occur from time to time. This is quite rare. Fresh truffles are best consumed within 5-7 days.
Please review terms and conditions for all fresh truffle products.