Fresh Perigord Truffle (Tuber melanosporum)

$80.00

Tuber melanosporum is known around the world as the culinary diamond of the kitchen. Also referred to as the black winter truffle, or mostly commonly as the Perigord truffle, named after one of the regions in France where it is commonly collected.  Perigord truffles are native to Europe but they are also successfully cultivated in other parts of the globe and appreciated for their unique and heady aroma. It is a bold truffle perfectly suited to winter dishes. Earthy with aromas that bring to mind fresh fallen snow and damp forests, with hints of molasses, chocolate and tobacco.

Perigord truffles have a dark outer skin with large, diamond-shaped pyramids, and a marbled chocolate or deep slate grey colored interior when ripe.

They are served raw on warm dishes, but also can be heated (slightly) to release a more robust flavor and aroma, and are ideal for infusions.

We recommend this product is consumed as soon as possible, within 1 week. If stored properly they can have a longer shelf life, but aromatics decrease with time.

All Perigord truffles are listed at Market Price so the price listed may be subject to change without notice. If ordered, we will notify you of the change.

*All of our truffles are harvested by dog & handler teams, and are personally inspected by us to ensure quality! We also may have the availability this year of Perigord direct from Local farms grown in the Pacific Northwest. If you are interested in these truffles, please contact us directly for pricing!

You will receive a truffle care instruction guide with each purchase.

All prices above are PER OUNCE.

Please note that this product MUST be shipped overnight via Fed Ex or USPS. We are currently experiencing a glitch in the system so please select “LOCAL PICKUP”  as your shipping option upon checkout- or EMAIL US and we’ll send you an invoice manually. IF YOU EMAIL US, please specify the amount you seek, any other details, and your shipping address.

Otherwise we will separately invoice for overnight shipping. Domestic Shipping via USPS is approximately $35 per shipment for anything under 4 ounces to most locations. Fed Ex prices will vary depending on weight and location. Please consult us for a quote if you’d like prior to purchase. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to solve the problem. Wholesale and bulk pricing is available.

 

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