HOW TO USE AND STORE FRESH TRUFFLES
Among the world of mushrooms certainly truffles are the most valuable and most expensive therefore it is good to know how to use and preserve this precious fruit of nature.
Since the truffle is very delicate since it consists mainly of water, if not well preserved there is a risk of throwing it away, which would be a real shame.
Therefore, here is everything you need to know about how to use and store fresh truffles.
FRESH TRUFFLE STORAGE METHOD
Since truffles are a fresh product, it is necessary to store them in the refrigerator, wrapped in paper towels, in an airtight glass or plastic container.
The paper will need to be changed every 1/2 day to avoid keeping it too moist.
Very important is not to store the truffle in rice, a method of storage that is probably "too old," as rice tends to absorb liquids very quickly leading to drying out and thus causing our truffle to die.
In addition, to ensure that the truffle does not deteriorate quickly, it is best to store it dirty, with its own soil.
It is precisely by leaving it soiled with its soil that we will be able to "extend its life" for 7 to 10 days after its purchase.
FRESH TRUFFLE CLEANING METHOD
Si consiglia di lavare il tartufo solo all’occorrenza con l’ausilio di una spazzola (a setole morbide per i bianchi e medio/dure per i neri) sotto un filo di acqua corrente fredda.
We can use a sharp knife if removing the soil should prove difficult in some of the hollows in the truffle.
Once washed, dry it well with paper towels before use.
CAN FRESH TRUFFLES BE FREEZE?
It is possible, once washed is dried, to store the truffle in the freezer, this will allow us to taste it at any time of the year.
in this case the truffle will remain good for about 12 months.
Exception should be made for the White Precious Truffle, which would lose most of its magnificent aromas once frozen.
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