FRESH WHITE TRUFFLE

Size: 1 oz Approx Italy


  $190.00
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White truffles are as well known for their complexity, delicacy and exhilarating flavor as they are for their prized status and rarity.  Often only available in the country's most exclusive restaurants, truffles are now available for personal purchase here on Sensibus.  Bring the delicacy of the finest eating establishments to your home kitchen, with the taste of true elegance that only truffles can provide!

World-renowned for their unique and intense aroma and flavor, white truffles are called the "white diamond" of the kitchen for a reason.  Indeed, Italian white truffles are as rare as they are delicious, which is why they are coveted by chefs and diners alike.  Available only a few months out of the year, truffles are hunted from October through December. They grow underground in symbiosis with beech, hazel, oak and poplar trees and have to be hunted by specially trained dogs and pigs. The highest quality white truffles (Tuber Magnatum Pico) are found in the Piemonte (Alba) and Emilia-Romagna regions of Italy, and that's where we source ours.


Tips for storing fresh truffles
Fresh truffles are a highly perishable product intended to be used as soon as possible. Due to their perishable nature they lose weight, flavor, and aroma each day. Stored properly truffles can be kept for up to five days. To maximize shelf life unwrap the truffles as soon as you receive them. Line the bottom of a small glass or plastic airtight container with cotton or paper towel. Wrap each truffle in a small piece of dry paper towel and store, tightly sealed, in the container. Keep the container in the refrigerator until you are ready to use the truffles. The paper towel wrapping should be replaced every day until you are ready to use the truffle. Enjoy!


Serving suggestions

White truffles should never be cooked, just thinly sliced with a mandolin as a finishing touch.  Typically white truffles are served with starches like risotto, pasta or potatoes with a liberal amount of butter (we suggest this one), this pairing brings out most harmoniously the truffle's flavor.  Other typical and magnificent pairing include eggs, beef tartare or fish carpaccio .

Truffles

All our Italian truffles and mushrooms are carefully hand-picked by experts and connoisseurs, to be processed or directly marketed and distributed to all those who appreciate the unique taste of these prized Tubers. With our selection of truffles we try to meet the needs of those who are used to enjoying the most exquisite, White and Black truffles, fresh or dry, and who appreciate our mushroom and truffle based products too. In order to to guarantee the best possible aroma and taste, we select and offer only those truffles that have reached the perfect ripeness.

Thanks to our sincere passion for products from Piedmont and Umbria and for high quality food in general, we have been dedicating ourselves for years and always with the same enthusiasm to the choice of fresh truffles, selecting prime food only. Our truffles are available in different sizes, they are fresh, thoroughly cleaned and ready to satisfy the most refined and demanding tastes.
The truffles we propose are: White Alba Truffle (Tuber Magnum pico), the Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum), Burgundy Truffle or Autumn Truffle (Tuber Uncinatum Vitt.), and Summer Truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt.), all strictly picked in Piedmont (Langhe and Monferrato) and Umbria.
We have a genuine passion for the trade of fresh truffles, and among our friends there are many Truffle seekers who provide us with fresh, high quality and guaranteed product.
Conform to the principles of correctness and reliability towards our customers, we offer and sell only fresh truffles in season.
We guarantee that we always have an “artisan” approach in the choice of our truffles, and that we always use raw materials in season, carefully selected and properly washed.
In respect to packaged truffle and mushroom products, it is important to point out that the delicacies we offer are made without adding any preservative, not to alter the original taste and flavor of our delicious Italian truffles.
Such a fine, delicate and special taste deserves to be savored in all its naturalness.

When you receive your truffles it is important to store them properly to guarantee the best possible flavor. Wrap the truffles in paper towels or cotton cloths (such as cheese cloth) and put them in a closed glass jar or plastic container in the lower part of your refrigerator. Remember to change the paper towels every 2 days to keep their flavor. Some people like to put a few whole, raw eggs (in their shells) in the container alongside their truffles in order to infuse the eggs with the truffles' intoxicating aroma. 

Our truffle based products are extremely versatile; they can be used as a seasoning for all types of white pasta, to add flavor to eggs or meat and to prepare tasty snacks that will satisfy even the most refined tastes.
As to fresh truffles, it is preferable to wrap them in paper towels or cotton cloths, to put them in a glass jar and keep them closed in the lower part of your refrigerator. Remember to change the paper towels every 2 days to keep their flavor.

Shipping & Returns

Sensibus is committed to ensuring the safe and efficient delivery of its perishable food products. To do this, we are constantly researching, developing and improving our packaging system. Your cheeses are packaged in insulated cartons and fitted with ice packs to ensure quality standards for up to 48 hours. Items ordered together are not necessarily shipped together.

In order to guarantee freshness, we cut most of our cheeses to order by hand and we do our very best to cut it as accurately as possible. There still remains a possibility of a shipping a cheese that is slightly bigger or smaller than what has been ordered. All listed measurements and weights are approximate. Please, consider that this is one of the challenges of offering a hand-crafted food product, and that we do everything possible to make sure you are satisfied.

Due to the  perishable nature of many of the products that we offer, limited shipping options are provided. The customer however, can choose from a selection of shipment options, all of which guarantee to maintain the integrity of the product until the point of delivery. All products are shipped from our fulfillment center in California, in the best suited packaging. For perishables, an  insulated cooler will be packed with ice to keep the products cool while in transit.

Sensibus guarantees the highest quality of all its products. In the event you consider a product unsatisfactory, the product will either be replaced or a credit will be issued. Please contact us by emailing customercare@sensibus.com or by the “Returns Request Module” that you find in your Account, describing your problem within twenty-four hours from the product's delivery.

Please review our shipping and returns policy here as they may have recently changed.

Please note that our shipping costs depend on the zone and on the weight of the package.

Shipping Charges

Standard shipping charges are calculated using the total dollar amount of merchandise ordered for each delivery address provided, as detailed in the chart below:

$0 - $50 $50 - $90 $90 - $190 over  $190
Ground $10.00 $13.00 $16.00 Free
Next Day Air Saver® (1 day - by end of day) $17.00 $22.00 $32.00 15%
Next Day Air® (1 day) $24.00 $32.00 $40.00 18%

- Perishable items might include special insulated boxes and ice-gel packs to keep items cool until arrival.

- When ordering perishable products and Ground Shipping can't deliver your order as quickly as we require, we do not display Ground as a shipping option in the checkout process.

- Oversized items may take longer to be delivered and sometimes require special treatment.

- If you place your order after 2:00 pm on Thursday and before 2:00 pm on Friday, you may have possibility to choose Saturday as a delivery option, depending on delivery destination. Note that there will be a $15 surcharge applied for Saturday delivery, as per the rates charged by our carrier partners. If you do not need to have the goods by Saturday, please choose standard delivery options, and your order will be shipped Monday, or the next working business day.

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