The White Truffle of Alba also called "Tuber Magnatum Pico" or "Precious White Truffle" is considered the most Prestigious Truffle and recognized for antonomasia in the World. The White Truffle of Alba is harvested in the Territories of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, it is not a cultivable tuber and is a natural sentinel of the Territory. The White Truffle of Alba has a velvety outer surface, ocher-green in color and the flesh has a white-yellow-greyish color with fine white veins. Its pleasantly aromatic scent makes it one of a kind.
The White Truffle of Alba it is born only in Piedmont (Italy) and the harvest takes place from September 21st to January 31st.
The White Truffle of Alba should be served raw, cut into thin strips on both cold and warm food. Ideal with "Pasta Tajarin" (Pasta Tagliolini), Rice, on Cheese, on Raw Meat, on Salads of Porcini Mushrooms and Royal Pizzas. The aroma of the White Truffle of Alba is particularly enhanced on fried Eggs.
From December 1 to March 15