Hot, dry Italian summers may help wine production, but they do no favors for the development of one of the country’s other delicacies, white truffles. Like mushrooms, the prized tubers that grow underground around the roots of oak and hazel-nut trees prefer dank conditions, so warmer weather meant this year’s truffle season was off to a late start.Now chefs are wasting no time incorporating the seasonal treasure into their menus.White truffles, which have a distinctively pungent, musky aroma ...

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