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The truffle of Norcia

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The area of Norcia, in Umbria, is famous for the so called truffle of Norcia. There are two main types: the prized black winter truffle of Norcia and the summer truffle.

Let’s follow a couple of truffle-hunting dogs to understand how does it work this precious searching. And at a gastronomic level how do you clean it and then eat it? Let’s see…

Cover pic courtesy of Flickr User Tuscany Events

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