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Summer Truffles

roger desmond

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Summer truffles is a perfectly ok species of truffles. They have much less taste than winter/perigord truffles, but still tastes "truffly". Use as winter truffles but use more.

Of course, a lot of things can happen in the canning process so you never really know what you will get.

Always check the latin name:

Black Périgord Truffle (real black truffle): Tuber melanosporum

White truffle (super expensive, wonderful, most commonly from Italy): Tuber magnatum

Black Summer Truffle: Tuber aestivum

Burgundy Truffle (also a perfectly good less expensive substitute for real black truffle): Tuber unicinatum

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