La Sagra del Tartufo

Originally posted on The Gourmand Traveller:

One of the great things about living in Italy with an Italian is that you get taken to all sorts of food fairs.  Italians Do love their food!

The Truffle fair I went to this past weekend was the sort of thing I envisaged to be doing on my new Italian Vita . 

It was all very much Eat Pray Love/Under the Tuscan Sun. A great combination of tasty food in a small, slightly falling into pieces, village in the middle of nowhere. It was all very romantic  and very cold.

Sagras are typical village food fairs held in different regions of Italy all year round. The subject (pretty much always food related) varies greatly from chestnuts to bacon to chocolate. Some of them are world famous and others are kept very local and rustic. Sagras in the autumn  have the added charm of the flavors and colours of the…

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