White truffles have their own festival in Italy, and it's a celebration we can get behind

Sep 28, 2019 252

BY: Clare Isaac

I'm standing in a room with a glass in a holster around my neck and I'm surrounded by truffles. I'm talking the "dog snuffled" variety, not the chocolates. White truffles at that – the most prized of all. And I am in heaven.

I'm in Alba in Piedmont, an hour from Turin in Italy for the annual International Alba White Truffle Fair or Fiera del Tartufo. Held every October and November it's a feast for the eyes, nose, mouth… and tummy. The scent of truffles fills the air – literally – it's intoxicating.

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SOURCE: https://travel.nine.com.au

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