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Pre-Ordered Air-Flown Fresh White Truffles from Alba 200g

The Premier Italian Tuber

These white truf­fles are in sea­son from Sep­tem­ber to Decem­ber, grow­ing wild in the forests around Alba, Pied­mont. In this fer­tile region of rolling hills where great wine and cheese are pro­duced, the truf­fles grow beau­ti­ful­ly large around the roots of oak, poplar, and lin­den trees. They are per­fect used fresh in many dish­es. To max­i­mize your culi­nary expe­ri­ence, we also offer met­al or wood­en truf­fle shavers.


Often con¬≠sid¬≠ered less intense in aro¬≠ma and taste than their black coun¬≠ter¬≠parts in P√©rig¬≠ord, France, Alba white truf¬≠fles (tuber mag¬≠na¬≠tum) are desired for their own unfor¬≠get¬≠table fla¬≠vor. They tend to look knob¬≠by and pos¬≠sess firm flesh with a pale gold¬≠en col¬≠or. They can grow as large as 9 cm in diam¬≠e¬≠ter, pos¬≠sess¬≠ing a pleas¬≠ant¬≠ly pun¬≠gent aro¬≠ma and deep, earthy fla¬≠vors. Their cen¬≠ters have a love¬≠ly brown¬≠ish cream col¬≠or with del¬≠i¬≠cate white veins. 


You only need a lit¬≠tle of this truf¬≠fle in a dish. White truf¬≠fles are best used fresh, not cooked, and the sim¬≠plest dish¬≠es show¬≠case their full depth of aro¬≠ma and fla¬≠vor. Using a truf¬≠fle shaver instead of a reg¬≠u¬≠lar peel¬≠er or a knife gives you paper-thin slices that bring out the most fla¬≠vor. Alter¬≠na¬≠tive¬≠ly, you can use a microplane to get small¬≠er sliv¬≠ers, depend¬≠ing on your recipe. Most dish¬≠es only require about 10 grams of truf¬≠fle per person. 

Alba white truf¬≠fles go best in fat-rich dish¬≠es like cheese fon¬≠dues, egg dish¬≠es, or even beef carpac¬≠cio sea¬≠soned with only olive oil, salt, and pep¬≠per The tra¬≠di¬≠tion¬≠al way to serve white truf¬≠fle in Pied¬≠mont is shaved over tajarin, an egg-pas¬≠ta sim¬≠i¬≠lar to angel hair, topped with melt¬≠ed but¬≠ter. Some Ital¬≠ian chefs even shave it over pan¬≠na cotta.


The Inter­na­tion­al Alba White Truf­fle Fair enters its 90th year in 2020, with the Alba White Truf­fle World Mar­ket at its heart. Here, you can buy truf­fles from the Langhe, Mon­fer­ra­to, and Roero areas around Alba. Also part of the fair is the Alba Truf­fle Show, where great chefs show­case new recipes as wine tast­ing expe­ri­ences and gen­er­al truf­fle edu­ca­tion are offered to the patrons.


This is a pre-ordered item at The Bow Tie Duck and will only be avail¬≠able while the pro¬≠duc¬≠er from over¬≠seas is able to sup¬≠ply and allow air-flown deliv¬≠ery. Because this item is sub¬≠ject to sea¬≠son¬≠al avail¬≠abil¬≠i¬≠ty, we require a total min¬≠i¬≠mum quan¬≠ti¬≠ty of 200g to be able to ship. If the min¬≠i¬≠mum is not met by our cut-off date, we will have to delay the entire ship¬≠ment. In case of deliv¬≠ery delays, deliv¬≠ery can¬≠cel¬≠la¬≠tions, ‚Äč‚Äúout of stock‚ÄĚ notices, or ‚Äč‚Äúout of sea¬≠son‚ÄĚ notices after pur¬≠chase, you will be con¬≠tact¬≠ed by our Sup¬≠port Team. You will receive a refund or prod¬≠uct replace¬≠ment, or you can choose a new deliv¬≠ery date for your item. In choos¬≠ing to place an order, you agree to the terms and have read that this par¬≠tic¬≠u¬≠lar prod¬≠uct is not on-hand. After a short wait, you will receive your orders fresh from the source.

Storage Instructions

For the best taste and qual¬≠i¬≠ty, con¬≠sume fresh truf¬≠fles with¬≠in 2 or 3 days of their arrival. If you need to store them longer, gen¬≠tly wrap the truf¬≠fles in paper tow¬≠els and place them in a dry, sealed con¬≠tain¬≠er like tup¬≠per¬≠ware or a glass jar. Keep the con¬≠tain¬≠er in the crisper com¬≠part¬≠ment of your refrig¬≠er¬≠a¬≠tor (no low¬≠er than 3¬įC) for up to one week.

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