Olio al Tartufo Bianco – White Truffle Olive Oil, 55ml
A classic and much loved favourite has returned..
From our long standing supplier in the heart of truffle country, and one of their oldest products. This Italian olive oil with white truffle, expresses the intense fragrance of Italian olives together with the unique aroma and enveloping taste of the prized white truffle.
For us plethora of uses in your kitchen its a perfect condiment to add an opulent finish to pasta and risotto dishes with earthy mushrooms. Add to butter and melt over steak, use in scrambled eggs for a decadent breakfast, or even for fish dishes. A few drops of this oil will give the final classy touch to a memorable dish.
A little goes a long way…
Net Weight: 55ml
Ingredients list: Olive oil, white truffle (Tuber Magnatum Pico) 0,2%, aroma
Umbrian cuisine is based on the cucina povera (peasant food) style – which just means that it is created with minimal ingredients and preparation methods that rely heavily on local products such as grains, vegetables, fresh herbs and, of course, olive oil.
Truffles grow throughout the region and the town of Norcia is the home of the prize black truffle. Here is it used to flavour everything from cheeses to cured meats. A classic Umbrian pasta is strangozzi, served either with truffle or a spicy tomato sauce.
The region is also well known for its roast suckling pig. Cooked on the spit in a wood oven, the pig is stuffed with heart, liver and lungs, with garlic, salt and wild fennel. Norcia has become so famous for its pork butchery and cured meats that across Italy butchers now use the term norcino to indicate all kinds of meats preserved in this manner.
As a wine-making region, Umbria isn’t well known – and so holds some great bargains… Grechetto crisp, dry whites and the deeply-coloured, rich Sagrantino reds being just two examples.