One of the World’s Most Expensive Delicacy
Like caviars, truffles are luxurious and prized gourmet delights. Eighteenth century French gastronome Brillat-Savarin called the truffle “the diamond of the kitchen”.
Erratically sphere-shaped, and varying in sizes, truffles of more than a hundred varieties have been discovered worldwide, however, only a small percent fetch exorbitant prices on the international delicacy market. The highest quality truffles are undeniably the wild white Piedmontese type from the Alba area in the Italian province of Cuneo.
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Truffling with Carlo Zarri in Piedmont – Italy
Chef Carlo Zarri featuring truffles in Piedmont, Italy . Video segment courtesy and permission by NBC Studios U.S.A.