Tartufi de Alba

Taste & Flavors - - VIVRE SAVOIR -

Truf­fles are eas­ily among the most del­i­cately fla­vored, ex­pen­sive and mys­te­ri­ous foods of the world, not least be­cause they grow en­tirely un­der­ground. Truf­fles are ex­pen­sive items, but none as dear as the Ital­ian white Alba ver­sion. These items have be­come dif­fi­cult to cul­ti­vate, thus ex­plain­ing the ex­or­bi­tant price.

The French Perig­ord Black Truf­fle is best when cooked be­cause its won­der­ful fla­vor is re­leased and in­ten­si­fied by heat. Pa­per-thin sliv­ers of raw black truf­fle can be in­serted be­neath the skin of un­cooked fowl such as chicken,

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