truffle quality

Video – Trade Secrets of the Truffle Industry Part 2

by 07/09/2021

The second part of the ‘Trade Secrets’ series looks at the shadowy world of the truffle dealer. The Italian truffle companies are currently struggling to keep control of Europe’s white truffle supply. For decades their marketing departments have been manufacturing myths about the white truffle. This video takes a look past the smoke and mirrors […]

How to choose a good quality black summer truffle (tuber aestivum vittadini).

by 28/07/2020

Season and Price The black summer truffle is the least expensive of the truffles and its flavour is more delicate than that of the winter truffles. I would recommend waiting until mid-season before you buy one. Black summer truffles are at their peak around July and early August, the price usually drops around this time […]