Why Wait for Winter to Enjoy Black Truffles?

Why are black winter truffles showing up on restaurant menus this summer? Because it’s winter in Australia, and truffle farmers there have successfully cultivated the elusive truffle after years of patience. D’Artagnan proudly offers fine Australian black winter truffles in the middle of summer for all your special occasion meals. Don’t wait to buy your truffle – the season…

Black Winter Truffles Are Here!

They’re back – the best reason to love winter! Tuber melanosporum is known as the “black diamond” of the kitchen, and is prized by connoisseurs and four-star chefs for its distinct and pungent aroma. Also called the Perigord truffle, after the legendary truffles of that region in France, this truffle can be found during the winter…

Christmas in July: Black Winter Truffles

A truffle is an irregular, round-shaped fruiting body of fungi, which grows underground in a symbiotic and mysterious relationship with the roots of trees. On average, truffles vary in size from a walnut to a golf ball, but there are sometimes exceptional truffles that can weigh a pound or more. Tuber melanosporum is often called the…