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Things You Need to Know About White Truffles

It’s our favorite, delectable time of the year: white truffle season. What that means is a chance to get elegantly high quality fresh truffles at Due Maestà !  What makes white truffles so special? Truffles are highly prized and sought after for their fragrant aroma. Truffles are rare. The white ones are only available a couple of months of the year, almost exclusively from Italy. Truffle is a wild product ?  Truffle is a wild product.It is not something you can cultivate or control.Truffles grow near or on the roots of trees, they actually grow approximately four inches below the surface. How expensive is white truffle  ?  In 2010, the most expensive White truffle in Italy ever sold went to Macau billionaire...

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Black Autumn Truffle is widely consumed worldwide, and it is popular since medieval times. These are also known as autumn truffles and in Italy they mature at the beginning of October until the end of January. They are the autumn variety of the tuber aestivum. It is easily distinguished from other truffles species by its coffee-coloured interior and intense boiled maize smell. They have a stronger flavour and aroma than black summer truffles and are black-brown on the surface. So similar are they externally to summer truffles that they cannot be easily distinguished from other truffle species. Having a more pronounced taste then of the Summer black truffle, the Black Autumn Truffle is intensely used raw with olive oil and...

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Nutritional Facts About Truffles Truffles are excellent sources of minerals, like copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, sodium, potassium and calcium ; Truffles have been identified to possess medicinal properties ; Truffles are strong antioxidants; Truffles can control immune function to match the required level to prevents the side effects from an overactive immune system, and also boosts a weak immune system; Truffles have anti-tumors effects; References  1. Composition of commercial truffle flavored oils with GC-MS analysis and discrimination with an electronic nose. Pacioni G, Cerretani L, Procida G, Cichelli A. 2. Mushrooms and Truffles: Historical Biofactories for Complementary Medicine in Africa and in the Middle East.  Hesham El Enshasy,  Elsayed A. Elsayed,  Ramlan Aziz, and Mohamad A. Wadaan   Abruzzo Truffles Our Wild...

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Abruzzo region is situated on the east coast of Italy and is a region full of colors: the blue of the Adriatic sea, the greens of the national parks and the brown of the Appenine mountains. The name derives from Listitieratu Aprutii, the name chosen by 12th century Emperor Frederick I, who founded the Kingdom of Southern Italy. Territorial claim passed through the centuries from Spain to Austria and then Napoleon’s French empire, ending in 1860 with Giuseppe Garibaldi’s victory that finally united Italy. Abruzzo, with its rolling foothills, is perfectly suited for vineyards. Its winemaking history stretches at least as far back as the Etruscans in the 6th century BC. Polytheism begs for wine, and there was much of...

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