Do you love truffle, pasta, rice, cheese and wine? Do you love to watch talented chefs preparing delicious meals? And do you love to discover new fascinating regions in Italy? In that case, we have the perfect destination for you: Alba, the white truffle mecca in Piedmont. Each year, foodies from all over the world travel to Alba in fall to discover the best white truffle, excellent wines and cheese – and to take part in the best truffle cooking classes in Italy.
White Truffle Fair Programme Fall 2019
The White Truffle Fair in Alba will take place from 5 October to 24 November 2019. At the Alba White Truffle World Market, which will take place every Saturday and Sunday, visitors will have the opportunity to see, touch, smell and buy truffles.
The market will also feature a tasting area where visitors can taste the typical traditional dishes which are best combined with the Alba white truffle and with the great wines of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato which are presented at the Grande Enoteca by the Italian Association of Sommeliers – AIS.
Show cooking and cooking classes
A special area of the fair is dedicated to the show cookings, truffle sensory analysis and wine tasting experience. At the show cookings, the Alba white truffle meets the signature haute cuisine. These events are presented by Michelin-starred chefs as well as by chefs from the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato areas and some of the most prestigious Italian and international restaurants.
The 2019 edition will feature for the first time cooking classes and dinners prepared by great chefs in unusual locations.
Photos: Roman Babakin / Shutterstock (cover photo); Ente Turismo Langhe, Monferrato, Roero
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