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Saturday, November 19, 2005

Hunting the White Truffle by Maureen Barry

Hunting the White Truffle by Maureen Barry | Travel Reviews from Travel Intelligence

In October the Feria de Tartufo - the International Truffle Fair - transforms sleepy Alba into a hubbub of good-natured commerce. Gourmets stop and sniff as the all-pervading scent of truffles, of dark woodland places, of autumn, wafts from every shop and doorway…"

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The hunt for the white truffle

Pursuits - The hunt for the white truffle: "The hunt for the white truffle
August 4, 1999
Web posted at: 4:31 p.m. EDT (2031 GMT)

By Arthur Boehm

(Los Angeles Times Syndicate) -- It is fall in the Langhe, the Italian hill-country south of Alba, and the air itself smells of truffles.

The scent -- elusive but penetrating, redolent of ground and wood and vaguely garlicky -- catches you unawares, and like the dishes the truffle perfumes, permeates the senses rapturously."


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