Why Truffle is good for you
In the world of gourmet foods, there is one treasure that is literally and figuratively worth its weight in gold. Truffles, are the pinnacle of gourmet, usually too expensive for most consumers, except in parts of Northern Italy and Umbria where “tartufo” is a key ingredient in local dishes. Piedmont and Umbria are the hearts of truffle country; Italy. A visit to these regions in the Fall will reward travelers with culinary gold in the form of numerous regional specialties graced with freshly shaved truffles, harvested the previous night or that very morning. If you don’t get a chance to visit these towns, at Montone Italian Foods, we have the best selection of truffle related products straight from Italy. Sometimes life really does work out!