Why there's more to San Miniato than truffles

Jan 13, 2019 204

BY: Clare Speak

The annual white truffle festival is not the only reason to visit this atmospheric hilltop Tuscan town. The name San Miniato is almost synonymous with tartufo bianco, or white truffle. Halfway between Florence and Pisa, the small town is world famous for its annual white truffle festival.

For three weekends every November the squares and streets of this impossible pretty Tuscan town, draped over a series of small hills, are given over to the celebration of good food. Dozens of stalls sell everything from locally-made craft beer to pecorino cheese and salami laced with the precious white truffles, which are found in the surrounding area between September and December and highly prized as some of the best quality truffles found anywhere in Europe.

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SOURCE: https://www.thelocal.it

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