The Périgord truffle, in Italy also known as Tartufo Nero Pregiato, matures from mid November until March. It has a dark flesh with white veins. The Périgord truffle is known to be the Queen of Black truffles with a light flavor of cacao and mushroom. Latin: Tuber melanosporum
Import: Imported from Italy, the Marches and local surrounding
Distribution: Turkawka & Co. Tutti Tartufi, Forchstrasse 136, 8125 Zollikerberg
Ideal for: Pasta, Meat and Fish dishes or for Ravioli fillings. Also suitable with Spaghetti. Just like the Muskat truffle, the Périgord truffle can be cooked in sauces as well as thinly shaved on top before serving with the truffle slicer.