National Exhibition of White Truffle in San Miniato, Pisa
From November 10th, three weekends in a row dedicated to the exhibition-food market most famous of Tuscany
The White Truffle is 'considered a "magical fruit", the "diamond of the earth" or "white gold" also for its price that last season touched the 4000 euro per kg.
For three weekends in the medieval town of San Miniato (between Empoli and Pisa) is the capital of the Italian White Truffle. The National Exhibition of White Truffle of San Miniato, now in its forty-eighth edition, will be held on 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25 November, when the fruit will find its full maturity and its maximum goodness. Together with the white truffle you will appreciate the best of Italian excellence.
The chefs will have an over two kilometers of open laboratory of taste most important in Italy, where the typical products meet the more than one hundred thousand visitors expected from all over Italy to learn the latest trends in kitchen and new alliances of taste . A real festival of knowledge and flavors where gourmets and visitors gather to appreciate the excellence of.
Truffle hunters with their dogs champion will compete in the heart of Tuscany, in Valdegola, in a magical land in a pristine environment and from September 10, opening day of the collection of the White Truffle of San Miniato, to find in forests valuable nuggets and try to break the record of Arturo Gallerini. Since 1954, his record stands, since the hills of San Miniato Truffle found the world's largest. He weighed 2520 grams.