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FRESH BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLE (tuber aestivum Vitt.)

The Summer Black Truffle also known as Scorzone, has a pleasant and delicate aroma.

 

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Shipping cost: Italy € 8.50 (free above € 90) - Overseas by zip code.

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  • fish
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  • pizza
  • sandwich
  • eggs

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  • DESCRIPTION OF FRESH SUMMER BLACK TRUFFLE 

    Fresh Summer Black Truffle (tuber aestivum Vitt.) is known vulgarly as Scorzone, being characterized by a very hard outer rind.

    In central Italy, it is definitely the best known truffle as the area is ideal for its creation.

    Its large production in the wild determines its so affordable price.

    It has a pleasant and delicate aroma.

    The gleba (inner flesh), always light in color, varies from light hazel to brown and is crisscrossed with numerous white veins.

    The peridium (outer rind) is blackish-brown in color, and is characterized by large, sharp pyramidal warts that are clearly evident.

  • TRADITIONAL WAY OF USING SCORZONE

    It is recommended to wash the truffle only when 'necessary with the help of a medium/hard bristle brush under cold running water. Dry it well with paper towels before use.

    It is one of the truffles that best holds up to high temperatures although it is definitely recommended not to sauté or brown it.

    Use it to make a sauce that you will use to season croutons, eggs and whatnot.

    Grattugiate lo scorzone abbastanza finemente aggiungendo Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva, aglio e sale q.b.

    To garnish your dish you can add a few slices of truffle using the truffle slicer.

    Learn How To Use And Store Fresh Truffles and How to Use Them in Cooking.

    Recommended amount per person: min. 20-30gr

  • BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLE HARVEST PERIOD

    The Summer Black Truffle (tuber aestivum Vitt.) is harvested FROM THE LAST SUNDAY IN MAY TO AUGUST 31.

  • WHERE THE BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLE GROWS

    The species prefers habitats at varying elevations, in calcium-rich soils, and grows in symbiosis with Oak, Hornbeam, Pine, Ash, Beech and Hazelnut trees.

  • BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLE PRICE

    The cost of truffles varies each season; the selling price of truffles depends mainly on how much truffles can be harvested in the wild.

    Alternating between the right periods of rain and drought is critical for truffle growth.

    For summer Scorzone, it is ideal to have rainy January and February. March and April drier and moderate rainfall during the truffle fruiting period from June to September.

  • THE SCORZONE TRUFFLE IN COOKING

    The Scorzone Truffle is the basis of Umbrian culinary traditions, from crostini to scrambled eggs, from pasta dishes to meat and fish main courses.

    Summer scorzone is one of the truffles that goes best with any fantasy in the kitchen.

    Recommended recipe: SPOLETINE CROSTINI.

     

     

     

7 reviews for Fresh Summer Black Truffle or Scorzone

  1. ar (verified owner) -

    Agritaste is a guarantee. Truffles always very fresh. I have been buying the various qualities of truffles for years and they have never missed a beat. Shipping is quick and the packaging perfectly preserves the truffle's aromas and characteristics.

  2. Sole84 -

    Ottmo, even the price

  3. Louis Belluomo -

    truly a quality product i invite foodies to try the scorzone truffle really good.....

  4. Daniel -

    First summer truffle, better than expected

  5. Anna L. -

    Fresh and excellent quality product

  6. Angelo Rosi -

    I have been buying truffles from you for about 1 year. Never once have I been disappointed. Keep up the good work.

  7. Claudia Giulivi -

    It arrived two days late and at first did not seem to be of quality but I had to reconsider upon use. Despite the delay in delivery, my rating still remains positive.

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