One of the culinary world’s great treasures, Italian truffles are as sought after as precious gems. Some of the most famous truffles come from Alba, the truffle capital of Italy, where truffles are the destination. With just a few truffle shavings, a dish can go from excellent to extraordinary. Serve Black Tie Chefs Italian Truffle Cream with crostini on a charcuterie board. Add a few pearls of Tartuflanghe Encapsulated White Truffle Oil to pasta dishes for a delightful combination of umami flavor with a unique, chewy texture.
What other kinds of Italian mushrooms can I buy?
Mushrooms are key ingredients in beloved Italian dishes, from chicken marsala to pizza toppings, and Supermarket Italy offers many varieties to add flavor and texture to your meals. Nutty and earthy, porcini mushrooms are often utilized to bring out umami flavor. Salpa brand offers both Italian Dried Porcini Mushrooms, perfect for risottos and soup broths, and Salpa Porcini Mushroom Cream that can be spread on crostini or baked with poultry. From Naples come La Fiammante Champignon Mushrooms, which have a meaty texture and can be used as a great vegetarian alternative in cooking. There are also marinated mushroom mixes available, such as La Valle Grilled Mushrooms and a Pero Funghi Chiodini.
What can I make with Italian mushrooms and truffles?
Mushrooms have endless uses, adding depth of flavor and texture to dishes. Enjoy porcini mushrooms grilled alongside beef or stewed in a hearty chicken marsala. Serve fresh champignon mushrooms in a salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, and Italian dressing. Italian truffles will add a pinch of luxury to every meal, from french fries and roasted vegetables to pan-seared duck and homemade pasta. Add truffle cream and truffle oil to your favorite dishes and taste the difference!