Montaione’s White Truffle
Fragrant, inebriating, engaging, for many even aphrodisiac. This is the White Truffle of Montaione that gives a touch of nobility at every course, transforming simple dishes into refined and delicious recipes.
Located in one of the richest truffle areas of Tuscany and Italy together with San Miniato, Montaione, besides boasting a historic truffle harvest tradition dating back to the early 20th century, is part of the “Asscoaizione Nazionale Città del tartufo” (National Truffle City Association), which has as its main purpose the protection and enhancement of Italian Truffles.
The best time to taste or buy the white truffle is between the end of October and the beginning of November. In addition to being the truffles collection period, during the early autumn in Montaione there is the “Tartufesta”, a market show of this precious tuber that recall many people from all over Italy and from abroad.
You can not say that you have really tasted the Montaionese kitchen without having first tried a white truffle dish in one of the restaurants in the area. The skilled hands of the many chefs in Montaione really know how to enhance the properties and flavor of this precious tuber.
For truffle lovers
Recipes with truffle
From the ground to the plate, the step is short and... tasty! Find out how the montaionese chefs know how to enhance the precious white truffle.