Share article: Bianchetti - highly treasured truffles from Italy

(Photo from Wikimedia commons of White Truffle contributed by Lucarelli)

Bianchetti, or White Spring Truffles, are one of Italy’s treasures. According to the article in Wikipedia on the subject,  Italian white truffles are very highly esteemed and are the most valuable on the market: The white truffle market in Alba is busiest in the months of October and November when the Fiera del Tartufo (truffle fair) takes place.

I recently read an article about the search for White Spring Truffles in the tiny medieval village of Mercatello sur Metauro and I thought I would share the article with our readers:

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130611/FEATURES05/306110084/Italy-s-famous-bianchetti-treasure-hunt-truffles?nclick_check=1

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