Truffle has been called the fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus known as Tuberculinum. Also known as Tuberculinum rugosum and Tuberculinum, it is a white powdery fungus that grows in warm places like caves and swamps and is used in making different types of salt.
The fruiting body or the "seed" "seed pod" is about the size of a small seed, with black color. It can be found on the skin of trees and fruits that have already been harvested. Its roots are also edible. In fact, the "seed" is more commonly known as the truffle.
Tuberculinum is not only useful as food but is also regarded as an antiseptic that kills off bacteria and parasites and even kills molds. It is a powerful antioxidant that can help in preventing the oxidative damage caused by free radicals and the formation of chronic diseases like Parkinson's disease and cancer. In fact, it is said to inhibit cancer cell growth by more than 40%. It can be consumed on its own and used as an ingredient in several types of food and in some recipes as well.
In the Middle East, Tuberculinum has been used as a spice for centuries, especially for cooking and in desserts and in traditional dishes such as Manna, Black Truffle Salt, Tahini, and Shavings. In India, it is a key ingredient in desserts such as Murg Marma. It is also used as a preservative in candies and cookies and used as a spice. In France, it is added to meat and vegetables such as soups and stews and is used as a garnish on some desserts and also as a meat tenderizer.
In the West, the Black Truffle Salt has become famous among chefs worldwide. Its color ranges from light pink to dark brown and it is often found in many cuisines and it is used to season different foods including salmon, shellfish, turkey, pork, beef, chicken, and seafood.
The White Truffle Salt is made from white truffles and it is also used in cooking as a natural salt and is often included in desserts as well. It is found in Southern France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Germany and is also popular in China. Its production is usually done in the mountains of France, Switzerland, and Germany and can only be found in the spring.
Truffles are found in a variety of shapes and sizes and they are sometimes referred to as cubes, beads, flakes, grains, and seeds. Some of them have a slightly bitter taste and some are shaped like a fish. They vary in taste from sweet to savory and from oily to bitter and the flavor can vary depending on where they are grown.
As mentioned, the black truffle salt is known to contain a number of nutrients that are helpful in a number of ways. But the main purpose of using it is to add flavor to your food. It can be combined with other ingredients like herbs or other types of spices to improve the flavor of certain types of food. Many people prefer to use it as an ingredient in salads and soups.
When mixed with cream and other ingredients such as mayonnaise or butter, it can produce a tasty salad dressing or spreads and the truffle salt makes a nice addition to ice cream, sherbet, or sorbet. It can also be added to other desserts such as tarts, bread, pies, cakes and can be used in place of flour for cakes and bread.
For centuries, the truffle salt has been used as a seasoning agent and this has made it a popular ingredient used in cooking. The color of the truffle salt ranges from pale pink, yellow, to blue-green, to red.
Aside from the numerous health benefits that it offers, people who have a passion for cooking are also fond of this seasoning. It adds a hint of flavor in almost any dish you cook. It gives a certain tang to your food, which is a great accent to a dish. The rich flavor of the salt gives it a distinctive smell and you will definitely enjoy every moment of the delicious taste that it gives to your dishes.
Although the taste of truffle is said to be salty, this is not true. Although it may seem salty when it is fresh, it is actually a neutral salt and the taste is rather mild, which allows you to taste the flavor, but not get too much salt in your food.