Enhance your dishes with flakes of these high quality whole truffles to garnish potatoes, poultry or game. The truffle is the rarest and most mysterious member of the mushroom family. The fruit of the symbiosis between a tree and its soil, this highly coveted treasure is sought after for its powerful aroma and has been sublimed in gastronomy for centuries. This black culinary diamond can only be obtained through the most meticulous gestures, from cultivating the truffle orchards and taking care of their trees to carefully digging up the truffles themselves and finally admiring their aestethic and olfactory qualities. The truffle grower can be compared to a jeweller, both arts needing know how, patience, concentration and accuracy.
Prime brushed truffles
Prime truffles are high qualty whole truffles perfect in appearance and taste.
Tuber melanosporum othrwise known as "Perigord truffle" or black truffle is the noblest species of truffle. It reaches maturity between December and March. Regognisable due to its pyramid shaped scales which are black when it reaches maturity. Its flesh is black with fine white veins riunning through it. The white veins redden when they come in contact with the air.