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BLACK AUTUMN TRUFFLE

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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WHITE DIAMOND . WHITE TRUFFLE

Italian white truffles (Tuber magnatum) are the most esteemed between any variety of truffles. White truffle can also be found in the hills around Abruzzo, where Due Maesta and Delcivino are from. They grow symbiotically with oak, hazel, poplar and beech and fruiting in autumn, they can reach 12 cm (5 in) diameter and 500 g, though are usually much smaller (between 8 to 10 gm). They are the most valuable food product on the market, being the most expensive, and rare food in the world. The white truffle season officially starts on the 15th of September until the middle of December. About White Truffles In the hand, the color of White Truffle is ivory to chestnut; In shape, it has the unpredictability...

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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRUFFLES

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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HOW ITALIAN FAMILY WINES ARE MADE

  Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced through the partial or total fermentation of grapes. Wine is made in a variety of flavors, with varying degrees of sweetness or dryness as well as alcoholic strength and quality. Generally, the strength, color, and flavor of the wine are controlled during the fermentation process. Unlike the large-sized wineries, small family owned wineries use hand operated presses and store wine in musty wine cellars. The wine making process can be divided into three distinct steps: harvesting and crushing grapes; fermenting must and ageing the wine.   Harvesting and crushing grapes Inspect sample clusters of wine grapes with a refractometer to determine if the grapes are ready to be picked and check the amount...

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HOW TO PRESERVE FRESH TRUFFLES

Fresh wild truffles are rare and precious. These delicacies are called   diamonds and gold” for their distinctive color, the price that they command and for their status as the best. A portion of the precious find is put back into the ground to act as a spore and repopulate once the truffle is unearthed, truffles immediately begin losing water to evaporation as soon as they're dug up. Fresh truffles are usually delivery within 48 hours before they are underground. Therefore, Fresh wild truffles are best enjoyed as soon as possible when you get your hands otherwise they will lose moisture and aroma continually. How will I receive my Truffles? Your truffles will be packaged in a glass jar in rice. Quite interesting...

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