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Fresh Winter Truffle (Tuber Melanosporum)

A Flavorful Journey through Exquisite Gastronomy

PHP 3,750.00
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Indulge your culinary repertoire with the renowned Fresh Black Winter Truffle (Tuber Melanosporum.) by Geofoods. This highly-prized, gastronomical delight is packed with robust flavors that elevate any dish into a culinary masterpiece. Availability and affordability make it a connoisseur's playground.

Tasting notes of the Curator

The Fresh Black Winter Truffles, or Tuber Melanosporum, are the quintessential ingredient that elevates any gastronomic creation. These truffles boast a robust aroma, redolent of earth and forest floor, that captivates the senses upon first encounter. Their flavor profile is an intricate tapestry of umami, with notes of cocoa, hazelnut, and a whisper of musk, creating a symphony of tastes that dance on the palate. What sets these truffles apart is their unparalleled intensity and depth, making them a rare gem in the culinary world. Harvested during the winter months, when their aroma is at its peak, these truffles are meticulously hand-selected to ensure only the finest reach your kitchen.

Pairings and Suggestions

Fresh Black Winter Truffles are a versatile delight that can be shaved over a variety of dishes to impart their unique flavor. Here are some suggestions:

  • Pasta and Risotto: Shave over creamy pastas or risottos for an indulgent finish.
  • Egg Dishes: Enhance scrambled eggs, omelets, or frittatas with a touch of luxury.
  • Meat and Poultry: Complement the richness of roasted meats or poultry by adding truffle shavings.
  • Cheese and Charcuterie: Pair with aged cheeses and fine charcuterie for an exquisite tasting experience.
  • Truffle Butter or Oil: Infuse into butter or oil for a versatile condiment.

The Truffle Hunt: A Tale of Tradition and Expertise

The story of the black truffle hunt is steeped in tradition and expertise. In the idyllic truffle regions of France and Italy, skilled truffle hunters and their loyal dogs venture into the forest at dawn, following the faintest hints of truffle scent. These dogs, trained from a young age, are capable of detecting the hidden treasures beneath the soil. The bond between hunter and dog is one of mutual respect and cooperation, a testament to the age-old tradition of truffle hunting. This symbiotic relationship and the meticulous process of harvesting contribute to the mystique and allure of these prized fungi, making each truffle a symbol of patience and dedication.

A toast to Geofoods: The Truffle Maestros

Vania and Giuseppe, the brains behind Geofoods, have been championing the realm of truffles with dedication and love for over 20 years. They persistently bring the best quality white and black truffles to your table from their treasure trips throughout the world, all curated with their dedicated team who shares their vision - to bring to the world everything they believe in and love. From fresh to preserved, their truffle products adhere like clockwork to rigorous health and hygiene regulations, undertaking a meticulous selection of raw material that matches their B.R.C./I.F.S. and HALAL certifications.

Storage Instructions

For optimal storage of your fresh Truffles, do not remove the soil from the truffles. Change the absorbent paper towel daily that you wrap the truffles in. Store the truffles inside a closed jar in the fridge at a temperature ranging from +2°C/6°C. With good storage, the product can be used up to 10/12 days from the purchase.

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