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It is the most known and recognizable truffle, the ”Black summer truffle” or ”Truffe de Saint-Jean”. They are with prominent black scales and firm, white-veined beige flesh. Summer truffles have a delicate flavor and a slightly nutty aroma with hazelnut notes and fresh earth.
It has a relatively high average size, usually up to 10 cm (3.9 in). The size is around the size of a golf ball. The average weight is between 10gr and 100gr.
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The picking season for these delicious treasures goes from May to August. The distribution is spread more widely in nature than other tubers. Truffes de Saint-Jean grows in symbiosis with the roots of certain trees, such as oak wood, tilia, and pine.
The quality can differ depending on the region and growing conditions, which is one of the main criteria determining the Tuber Aestivum Vitt price. Pieces harvested early in the season tend to be less mature, whitish inside, and have a milder flavor, while those gathered later in the season can be more mature, flavorful, and a little bit more brownish inside.
You can find them mostly in central and eastern Europe. Their peak of ripeness is the month of July.
Summer truffles are usually shaved or grated over dishes to enhance their flavor. They pair well with eggs, pasta, risotto, and potatoes and are usually used in sauces and dressings. You can always experiment and create a masterpiece using them. And don’t hesitate to share the recipe with us!