French Truffles


French Truffles, Black Truffles or White Truffels - you can be sure to expect a unique flavor that is indescribably good and unforgettable.

French Black Truffle or Tuber Melanosporum. This is considered as among the most expensive types, ranging from $1000 to $3000 per pound. Exclusively found in Perigord region in France before, various countries like US, Spain, and Australia owing to the high demand. 

Most chefs use the French Black Truffle because its blue-black colored exterior which is very refreshing in various dishes. Ripe or grown up French Black Truffles with brown-black color are used in specialty dishes as it its earthy and pungent smell. (http://ezinearticles.com/?Gourmet-Edible-Truffles&id=5030200)

Often called the diamond of the culinary world, a Truffle is a rare, edible mushroom that is considered to be a delicacy due to its intense aroma and characteristic flavor. They have a firm texture and are most often shaven on top of food before serving, although they can also be used to infuse flavor into dishes. 

Though there are hundreds of different species, only some — mostly those found in the genus Tuber — are considered delicacies. Truffles grow underground in symbiotic relationships with trees and are difficult to find; as a result, they are usually harvested in the wild by trained hogs and dogs. (http://www.wisegeek.org/what-are-truffles.htm)


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