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Tuber Magnatum Pico – Alba White Truffle - The Truffle House
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Iconic European Alba white truffles are nothing less than luxurious. The truffles boast a gastronomically unique flavor palette and intoxicating musky aroma. One taste of these rare winter white truffles will provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

The Truffle House carefully selects quality tuber magnatum pico to serve our customers. Alba white truffles have a pungent and delectable scent that will tempt you to feature the delicacy in a variety of dishes. They present a complex taste comprised of garlicky and fermented cheese flavors with hints of honey, butter, and musk.

These wild white truffles are mainly found and imported from Northern Italy. They are often referred to as "Tartufo Bianco Pregiato" in the Piedmont region of Italy, an area known for producing exotic wild truffles. The phrase translates to "prized white truffles." This delicacy is also located in parts of Eastern France, Bosnia, Croatia, and Slovenia. Their season is pretty short, from late October through December, hence their rarity in the truffle market.

No two Italian white truffles will look the same as their shape and color vary. The skin is typically smooth and rounded with an ochre yellow or olive hue. While their size is inconsistent, these truffles often weigh between 30 grams to 50 grams (approximately the size of a golf ball). 

Why You Will Love Alba White Truffles – In Summary

  • Highly esteemed and most valuable truffles on the market.
  • Pairs wonderfully and elevates classic dishes to restaurant quality.
  • Excellent source of immune-boosting antioxidants and anti-inflammatory benefits.
  • It has a distinct and memorable flavor that will leave you satisfied.

How To Prepare These Truffles

This type of truffle pairs exceptionally well with simple dishes allowing for its unique flavor to be the star of the show. Some classic recipes to incorporate these truffles include scrambled eggs, risotto, and various pasta dishes like Tagliatelle Frutti di Mare.

Top raw white truffles over hot dishes to further enhance their aroma since cooking them can dimmish the pungent flavor. Simply shave or slice them thinly to finish off your meal. The heat of the food will bring out the intense aroma of the white truffle for a fantastic effect.

Why Choose Bianchetto White Truffles:

Intense and earthy aroma

Delectable flavor elevating meals

More accessible and commonly found

Perfect addition to cheese plates and charcuterie boards

Gastronomic Pleasure

Sourced meticulously by The Truffle Boutique, Bianchetto white truffles offer a tempting aroma that reaches its zenith when served alongside warm dishes, enhancing their already exquisite flavor profile

Ecological Versatility

With a broad ecological range, these white truffles thrive across different parts of Europe. Ripening from January to April, they exhibit a remarkable adaptability, coexisting with a variety of host trees, including pines and cedars. This adaptability is unique, setting Tuber borchii vitt. apart from truffle species usually associated with broadleaf trees.

Spring Elegance

Boasting a sharp, earthy, and slightly garlicky flavor, Bianchetto white truffles share similarities with their famed Alba counterparts, offering a nuanced aroma and taste. Despite their smaller size, these truffles make a bold statement in the culinary world.

Bianchetto white truffles shine when paired with butter sauces like beurre blanc, enhancing chicken, veal, and lobster dishes. To preserve their unique characteristics, use these truffles raw as a finishing touch. Accompany them with Parmigiano Reggiano to highlight their natural flavors, making them an ideal addition to charcuterie board spreads.

How to Enjoy Truffles:

Shave: Use a truffle slicer to thinly shave truffles over hot dishes just before serving to release their aromatic oils and enhance the flavor.

Infuse: Infuse truffle slices or pieces in oils, butter, or cream to create truffle-infused sauces, dressings, or marinades.

Grate: Grate truffles over pasta, risotto, eggs, or roasted vegetables to add a luxurious touch to your favorite dishes.

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