Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Truffle update!

Truffle update!
Truffle Update:

A follow up to our post last month "Truly Truffle Town" about Alba in Piedmont.

The 79th White Truffle Festival of Alba ended last Sunday with a 750 gram "tartufo bianco" (white truffle) being sold for a 'trufflific' 100,000 euro at Grinzane Cavour. The buyer, a Hong Kong restaurant owner, took part in the auction via satellite transmission and will now be wondering how much he dare charge his customers for a grating or a slice...

WhiteTruffleImage via Wikipedia

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