White or Black Truffle infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
There are two different types of truffles used for our Greek kouzina Truffle Oil.
Black Truffle is also known as Tuber Aestivum while White Truffles is called Tuber Magnatum
Truffles are a subterranean fungi that flourish via a symbiotic relationship with the roots of certain trees, like beech, oak, hazel etc.
Technically, truffles are mushrooms that don’t have stems and are usually discovered under the ground-usually under Oak, Pine, Beech, Hazel and other trees.
Truffles are low in calories but contain high amount of vegetable protein, iron, zinc, fiber, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
Calcium, minerals, vitamins B and C are commonly found in several mushrooms. Truffles are different from other mushrooms since it is an underground mushroom.
Truffles would suck sap from the host plant or trees. Those truffles that grow under the roots of oak trees are the most pungent.
The flavors found on a truffle is complex, which is why they are best combined with bland food in order to draw out its flavor.
Health Benefits of Truffles
A good source of high protein.
A moderate source of carbs.
Low in fat.
It is cholesterol free.
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White Truffle, Black Truffle