What is a truffle?
The truffle is not a tuber, but it is a hypogeous fungus
Can white truffles be grown?
A French institute has claimed to have succeeded in growing white truffles, a major achievement that would have been impossible to believe just a few years ago. The French national research institute said, “The success comes after several attempts related to plantations of downy oak, the most common oak species in Italy, as well as the truffle plant par excellence, to whose roots mycelium, the vegetative apparatus of fungi, has been attached.”
Where do you store truffles?
Truffles should not be stored in rice, but should be wrapped in paper towels in an airtight jar
Does the truffle get cooked?
White truffle should never be cooked
Where is the largest International White Truffle Fair held?
The largest International White Truffle Fair has been held in Italy, at Alba, for more than 90 editions
Can truffles be grated?
Absolutely not, truffles are not grated
How much does the world’s smallest truffle weigh?
The world’s smallest truffle weighs less than an ounce
Is there really a market for fake truffles?
Absolutely, because of their very high economic value. Low-quality truffles are scented to acquire organoleptic qualities that they do not have