Tartufi de Alba
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,