PIEMONTE CONTADINO for 2 - DECEMBERRegular price £50.00
If you were to hop on a plane to Turin, jump in a car, and head south, and slightly east, you might eventually come across the town of Alba. Here, truffles are celebrated like no other place on earth. The local cuisine has evolved to elevate this already most esteemed of foodstuffs; pasta enriched with more egg yolks than is proper, fatty cheeses and butter melted to fonduta or whipped with mountain greens to form chubby little dumplings. The food here shares little with the south, and much more with the alpine traditions of neighbouring countries - France in particular - but it is nevertheless distinctively Italian, and all the better for it.