This rare salt is made in Perugia, Italy, from fine Guerande sea salt and flakes of pure truffle. The rich, earthy flavor of truffles makes even simple scrambled eggs gourmet, but truffles can be hard to find and prohibitively expensive. It is intensely aromatic - a tiny pinch is enough to flavor your dish.
Use sparingly with egg and vegetable dishes, potatoes, risotto, soup, poultry, or fish. Great on french fries! A very upscale classic hotel in Chicago serves popcorn popped in truffle oil and salted with truffle salt that is really delicious.
Truffles, one of the world's most expensive foodstuffs, are becoming ever more rare and expensive. CBS's 60 Minutes aired a segment on the problems facing the truffle supply in France and Italy, home of the world's best truffles.