Black Truffle Salt

A subterranean ascomycete fungus, the truffle is an important culinary ingredient. While it is primarily composed of species of the Tuber genus, it has many other genera as well, including Geopora, Peziza, Choiromyces, Leucangium, and others. To date, only the Black and White varieties of the fungus have been commercially harvested for use in food […]

Use Truffle Salt to Enhance Your Meal

Truffle salt is now a relatively modern creation made by blending coarse pieces of black or white truffle with dry white or red wine. The resulting mixture imparts an earthy taste with a hint of tobacco. Though not as flavorful as confectionary truffles, it can still be an exciting alternative to more common store-bought versions. […]

What is Truffle Salt?

A truffle is often the fruiting exoskeleton of an underground ascomycete organism, mainly one of the groups of fungi known as Tuberculinum. In addition to Tuberculinum, there are several other genera of fungi classified as truffles such as Geopora, P. leidyi, Chlorophyllum, Chlorophyllus, Peziza, and more than a hundred more. Tuberculinum is commonly found in […]