Definition of black truffle
- Cut black truffles, which cost $800 a pound this time of year, are sautéed separately with shallots, garlic and thyme.
- —Jacob E. Osterhout, Daily News (New York), 27 Jan. 2013
- In France alone, the annual black truffle harvest has fallen from about 1,000 tons in the 1930s to about 50 tons now.
- —David Jolly, New York Times, 21 Dec. 2012