Winter Black Truffle
The story of the truffle hunter and his dog truffle hunting is one of the most beautiful truffle traditions. With the help of his dog the man find the precious tuber (Tuber melanosporum vitt): the black diamond of the table. As deep as 2 feet under the ground, it grows near oak trees and hazelnuts.
The picking season in Europe goes from December to March, a period in which black truffles are selected and treated with the most modern technologies behind the shadow of old tradition.