Black Truffles (Tuber Melanosporium) are the most famous Truffles in the world. The flavor of a Truffle is pervasive in a subtle way; this enigma of taste is one of the reasons that Truffles have such a loyal following amongst food lovers. Much folklore has arisen around Truffles; the tale of pigs and dogs which can find them, or flies that hover above Truffles. In any event, Truffles have created a following and a folklore because they are a delicious, interesting fungi.
Finding a dried mushroom of this quality in most stores in near impossible. Athena Foods is pleased to offer you these amazingly delicious gourmet truffles at an incredible price. Buying dried mushrooms is very economic as a very small amount is needed to give your dish a big boost in flavor.
The flavor of Truffles should be given center stage in recipes. Use Truffle slices sparingly - they are potent Delicious in soups and sauces, particularly those made with White Wine or Champagne and are served with pasta.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 27 March, 2008.