The white truffle, a highly prized jewel of the kitchen. Although found in a few regions of Italy, the most renowned are sourced from Alba and Asti in Piedmont. There is even an annual fair called Fiera del Tartufo during October and November.
Montaione has an ancient tradition in Truffle-harvesting dated back at the first year of XX century. The ancient origin of Truffle are remembered since the Romans and the Egyptian when they used as food.