29 Jun Question about Truffle you probably never dared to ask (Part 2).
In the first part of this article we left you speaking about trifolau or trifulè, which is the Piedmontese term with which the truffle finder is indicated.
To be a good finder the connection with the trained truffle digger dog is crucial; the research takes place from September to January, preferably at night. Knowledge of the territory is an essential factor for the successful outcome of a “search”.
What’s the italian legislation official position in front of the truffle search? The search is free, whether it is in the forests or in not cultivated land.
What’s more? The white truffle has to be well cleaned but not peeled, and unlike the black one it has to be used as raw seasoning. It is cut into thin slices on simple and unprocessed dishes.
And do you know the truffle composition? It contains about 80% water. It is rich in potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper.