Truffles are found all around the world but the most priced ones come from Italy and France. The summer truffle (Tuber Aestivum Vitt) is found in most of northern and all of central Italy.
The summer truffle is the most common and least expensive of all Italian truffles because of its plentiful and long harvest season. Almost all commercial sauce and paste are based from summer truffles. It’s shelf life is also longer than other types of truffles.Truffles have been used since the antiquity and already back then it was considered a pure delicassy.