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Tuber aestivum Vitt.

Also known as the Burgundy Truffle, the Black Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt.) is the most common edible truffle thanks to its abundant distribution and ease of conservation. It is found in large quantities throughout the Apennines virtually year-round.

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SEASONAL AVAILABILITY
It is found primarily between May and October, but it is not uncommon in other periods.

IDENTIKIT
It has a black peridium with large pyramidal warts. The gleba develops from a whitish to a hazelnut colour.
The veins are tight, slender and whitish in colour.

FLAVOUR/AROMA PROFILE
It has a pleasant, delicate flavour.

USES
It is one of the most widely used and versatile fresh truffles, and can be minced to top bruschetta, added to pasta dishes or used as an accompaniment for meats.

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BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLES

Tuber aestivum Vitt.

Also known as the Burgundy Truffle, the Black Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt.) is the most common edible truffle thanks to its abundant distribution and ease of conservation. It is found in large quantities throughout the Apennines virtually year-round.

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Tuber aestivum Vitt.
Also known as the Burgundy Truffle, the Black Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt.) is the most common edible truffle thanks to its abundant distribution and ease of conservation. It is found in large quantities throughout the Apennines virtually year-round.

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

It is found primarily between May and October, but it is not uncommon in other periods.

IDENTIKIT

It has a black peridium with large pyramidal warts. The gleba develops from a whitish to a hazelnut colour.
The veins are tight, slender and whitish in colour.

FLAVOUR/AROMA PROFILE

It has a pleasant, delicate flavour.

USES

It is one of the most widely used and versatile fresh truffles, and can be minced to top bruschetta, added to pasta dishes or used as an accompaniment for meats.

    SEASONAL AVAILABILITY
    It is found primarily between May and October, but it is not uncommon in other periods.

    IDENTIKIT
    It has a black peridium with large pyramidal warts. The gleba develops from a whitish to a hazelnut colour.
    The veins are tight, slender and whitish in colour.

    FLAVOUR/AROMA PROFILE
    It has a pleasant, delicate flavour.

    USES
    It is one of the most widely used and versatile fresh truffles, and can be minced to top bruschetta, added to pasta dishes or used as an accompaniment for meats.

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