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Summer truffles (Tuber aestivum, or lo scorzone) are known for their delicate aroma, due to the shorter period of maturation compared to the prized black winter variety. Harvested from May to November, summer truffles are lighter in color, and more subtle in flavor than the more widely known winter truffles. Trained truffle hunters know to find this variety in limestone-rich terrains near oak, pine, and hazelnut trees.
Thanks to their light and delicate flavor, summer truffles are best enjoyed when combined with Urbani Unico Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Black Truffle and incorporated into sauces for pasta or shaved on top of bruschetta for a light antipasto.
This item will be shipped directly by Urbani. If you are ordering any items from Urbani, they will ship separately from all other items that you order. Urbani orders placed by 3 p.m. E.S.T. Monday through Thursday will be shipped express the same day with delivery the next day for a $35 flat rate. Truffles ordered after 3 p.m. Thursday will ship the following Monday. Fresh truffle purchases are final and non-refundable. The prices listed are online only.