Summer Black Truffles, Tuber Aestium
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About the summer truffle tuber aestivum and where these truffles grow
Found mostly in the Mediterranean, summer truffles can be found growing naturally underground around tree roots during May - August. Summer truffles can be found Italy, France, Serbia, Turkey, and certain parts of England. Every year truffle hunters and their dogs go out in search of their bounty to be used in olive oils, truffle oils, truffle butters and more for the world to enjoy.
What do summer truffles taste like and how to use your truffles in cooking
Softer in flavor than the winter variety of burgundy truffle, users can expect a delicate nutty flavor with a soft al dente bite. These fairly mild truffles are best shaved fresh over dishes such as soups, foie gras, ice creams, gelatos, steaks, eggs etc. Need a few recipes for using your truffles? Head on over to our blog to find a few ideas or just come up with some great creations on your own. Looking for a bolder more flavorful and aromatic truffle? Have you tired put Australian black winter truffles? These truffles are the cream of the crop and the same variety as the famous perigord truffle from France.
Facts about our summer truffles
country of origin - Serbia, Turkey, Italy
variety of truffle - Tuber Aestivum Vitt (common name black summer truffle)
size - medium to large truffles with some smaller irregular shaped pieces. Sizes and shapes will vary as with all natural products and cannot be guaranteed
aroma - less intense than burgundy winter truffles
flavor -delicate, nutty, notes of garlic, hazelnut and porcini
seasonality - late April or early May to August
How are your truffles shipped
Your order of fresh truffles will be processed in 24 hours or less excluding weekends and holidays. If placed on a Friday after 1pm the order will ship the next business day. Fresh truffles are shipped over night or next day delivery via UPS or Fedex. All truffles are packed in insulated boxes with ice packs and individually wrapped to ensure freshness upon arrival.
How to store black summer truffles
Wrap each truffle individually in a clean paper towel and place in a brand new or clean, sterilized and fully dry glass jar. Truffle despise humidity so it is important to properly maintain the integrity of your product with proper storage. Fresh truffles can be stored for up to 7-10 days but it is strongly recommend you only order enough for what you intend to immediately consume in 3-5 days.
Have you tired our white truffle carpaccio from Serbia? If not you can check it out here
Truffle prices are subject to change without notice. Please inspect your order promptly upon delivery. All return requests must be made within 24 hours of delivery, product must not be partial consumed and must be returned via overnight shipping with ice packs intact and properly packaged to prevent damage. Due to the nature of the product actual items may differ slightly from images displayed.