Where to buy Fresh Alba’s White Truffle

prize for fresh white truffle from alba

The Alba White Truffle World Market is the widest international exhibition of truffles from the Piedmont hills of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato. You can smell Alba white truffle from a few feet away and shaving theme more of this intriguing aroma.
The chemicals that make up the smell are actually similar to the pheromones mammals produce when they are mating.
White Alba truffles retains its pungent scent for about five days after its plucked from the ground.
Freshness counts, although you can usually find fresh specimens in gourmet food stores, hunters and high end Italian groceries that purveyors often give the finest black or white Alba truffles to fancy restaurants.

The blander the base, the more you will be able to zone in on the unusual scent and flavor.

The aromatic for the Alba white Truffle is a dead giveaway. If you want to buy a really Fresh Alba’s White Truffle, you should observe the outside of it; you don’t want too many holes in it and you don’t want it broken. It should feel very dense and firm to the touch. When you buy Fresh Alba’s White Truffle, you should eat it as soon as possible because, as they are picked out of the ground, they are losing their aromatic.
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Alba white truffles are not to be confused with Alba black truffle, which are harvested in the late autumn and winter and Burgundy are plucked from the ground in the summer in early fall. Both of these species are found primarily in Italy.

Alba black truffle cost less than their pale cousins, because they are more common and have softer aromas.
Don’t be fooled by truffle oils. These are chemical potions designed to mimic the flavor of white and black truffles.

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Where to Buy Alba White Truffle

buy fresh alba white truffleIn Langhe area, there are many hunters and shop that can sell you Fresh Alba’s White Truffle. In this map you can find some of theme.

When buy to buy Fresh Alba’s White Truffle

The best period for buy Fresh Alba’s White Truffle is  from September to December. Hunters from Langhe, Roero & Monferrato, with trained dogs, wander the countryside in the Piedmont region (Asti, Alba, Barolo, Barbararesco, La Morra, Neive) in search of these wild mushrooms.

How to store Fresh Alba’s White Truffle

  • Wrap the Fresh Alba’s White Truffle in paper towels
  • Put it in a container whit butter (to infuse butter with flavor)
  • Put it in a container whit rice
  • Put the wrapped truffles in you refrigerato

Buy certified truffle: Fiera del Tartufo Bianco D’Alba

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