Fresh summer truffle Aestivum


Summer truffles are also named «St Jean truffles » they are picked up from May to beginning of August, in the same soil as the black truffle.
Summer truffles have a delicate flavour and are always appreciated by the connoisseurs.
You will discover its freshness, its crunchiness and the very pleasant fragrance that speaks of forest and mushroom.

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Fresh summer Aestivum, available in 300g, 500g and 1000g.

  • In hand : Good consistance
  • Exterior : A few bumps
  • Shape : Odd shape
  • External colour Black
  • Internal colour : Nut
  • Taste : Wild mushroom
  • Packaging : Vacuum packed
  • Preservation : 8 days

Showing a tuberous shape, the summer truffle is usually the size of an egg.
The inside is beige to brown or grey with with ivory to yellowish strias.

Their smell is of fresh hazelnut, their delicate fragrance is of wild mushrooms.

Summer trufles are easily used in Summer cooking. Everybody will like it.


Summer truffles are best grated or on a salad with olive oil and sea salt.

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Bring freshness and flavor to your summer dishes with white truffle

White truffles, also known as summer truffles or "tuber aestivum" are available on the Alain Truffe online store. These underground mushrooms come from the Périgord terroir and are harvested from April until the end of August, when the latter have reached maturity.

This product is found more and more on our plates, as its popularity increases over time. The summer truffle offers a subtler taste than the winter truffle and you can discover it on the online showcase, available in different forms. The tasting of this truffle is possible by being raw and cut into strips in order to benefit from all its aromas.

The producers select this first-rate product which gives off a pleasant scent of forest mushroom and a nutty taste.

Subtlety in the taste of this much appreciated tuber

The aromas and flavors of white truffle will go perfectly with summer recipes, such as fresh mixed salads or on toast drizzled with olive oil. Regarding the marriage of taste with meat, it will ideally accompany fish or meat in sauce.

The summer truffle offers beautiful beige colors and is streaked with whitish veins. Alain Truffe offers tuber aestivum, this fragrant and delicate mushroom, which is harvested only in summer. In order to fully benefit from all the aromas, it is advisable to add the truffle at the end of the preparation of the dish.

The summer truffle is less resistant to cooking and tastes great raw and allows you to make excellent dishes, such as with scrambled or fried eggs. The trend offers several possibilities of recipes and this product is found more and more often on our plates.

The white truffle is stored for 5 to 6 days in order to preserve its taste and aromatic qualities as long as possible.


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