Celebrate white truffle season at the International Alba White Truffle Fair in Piedmont, Italy

Food lovers dont need to look for an excuse to visit Piedmont, the region in northwest Italy known for its wine and cuisine think Barolo and Barbaresco wines, and Bra, home of the Slow Food Movement.Going in October and November is a particular treat because of the rare wild fruit of a fungus Tuber magnatum, better known as the white truffle which comes into season around this time. Unlike Tuber melanosporum, the famous and expensive black truffle of Perigord, which is now being grown in Australia, farmers have yet to find a way to cultivate white truffles, so they must be foraged.

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Where’s the best French toast in Hong Kong? Columnist Francis Cheng opens up about his favourite restaurants

The founder of events and management agency, Number One PR Communications, Francis Cheng has been publicising celebrity and society events for so long, hes become well-known himself, with his TV appearances and magazine columns. My dining preference is simple: I absolutely love good food.

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