Black Truffle
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Black Truffle is an imprecise term, often used to confuse the ignorant into over-paying for common Truffles.

In general, if someone is selling Black Perigord Truffles they are wise to use the appropriate name to justify their higher prices. Again, in general, if someone is marketing Black Truffles, they are more likely trying to confuse. The Black Truffle may still be a decent but not fabulous, Burgundy Truffle, Summer Black Truffle or Brumale Truffle. Adjust your spending accordingly and you will be ahead of the game.

Varieties

Black Périgord Truffles are “Black” but so are black Chinese Truffles and Oregon Black Truffles. At prices of hundreds of dollars an ounce, the distinction matters.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes