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black Périgord truffle

What is a black truffle?

What is a Black Truffle? Truffles are the fruiting body of a subterranean ascomycete fungus, which is predominantly one of the several species of the Tuber genus. Described as the “diamond of the kitchen” by French gourmet, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, there are truffle species which are highly prized as food, and these edible truffles are...
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