The story of the truffle hunter and his dog truffle hunting is one of the most beautiful truffle traditions. With the help of his dog the man find the precious tuber (Tuber melanosporum vitt): the black diamond of the table. As deep as 2 feet under the ground, it grows near oak trees and hazelnuts.
Picking season in Australia, where this tuber is harvested with excellent result, goes from June to August.
The fresh truffles are sent all over the world and they reach even the furthest destinations in perfect conditions, thanks to the special refrigerated containers which keep the product fresh for up to three days.
The classic recipe for black truffles is the salsa alla spoletina: for which the truffles are minced and added to warm,( but not frying!) olive oil, a touch of garlic, salt and pepper. This makes it ideal for bruschettas, spaghetti, meat and fish. You can grate black winter truffles on vanilla ice cream for the best dessert ever! 1 oz of product ;is recommended for 1 or 2 portions.
Product life: 1 to 2 weeks (our advice is using truffles in 2 or 3 days maximum), kept in a refrigerator at 37.5 F (3 C ), wrapped in paper towel.
To ensure freshness we ship this product only with NEXT DAY Delivery.
All fresh truffles orders placed before 12pm EST will be shipped out the same day, please check the following options:
- FEDEX NEXT DAY Delivery (shipped out from Monday to Thursday): If you place an order after 12pm (EST) on Thursday, your order will be shipped out next Monday.
- FEDEX SATURDAY Delivery: Ships only on Friday.
We do not ship to P.O. Boxes or APO/FPO addresses.
We placed this order for a specific dinner gathering. We bought it on Thursday and paid for the overnight shipping so that it would arrive on time for our dinner on Friday. It was perfect! As always the truffles were fresh and tasted wonderful. We prepared a simple pasta and simply shaved the truffles on top and it was delicious. My friend prepared a side dish of lamb and the whole meal was great! I can't wait to order fresh truffles again!
Thank you so much for your kind words Vanessa.
We are happy you enjoyed your order!
The dish looks delicious.
My second order and, again, I’m delighted. First it was the Italian black summer truffles and this time the Australian winter. Quick shipping, great products, and always a variety of add-ons for every palate (thanks for the gorgeous Parmesan!). I’m a customer for life.
The Australian Black Truffles arrived the next day as promised and in great condition. The aroma was fabulous. Made shrimp and pasta with some fresh parm reggiano and topped with truffle shavings. Delicious!! The black truffles are mild in flavor so do be generous when using. Will definitely order again!