Piedmont is one of the richest regions in Italy. Landlocked, nestled between Liguria, Val d’Aosta, The Alps (and then France) and Lombardy, the region, with the relatively undiscovered gem that is Turin as its capital and the rolling hills of the wine making area of Monferrato, the rice paddies of Novara and the exquisite white truffle of Alba has it all really.
Piedmont is perhaps best known for 3 of its produces: the wine (Barolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato and many more…), the white truffle found in the Alba region and the universally exported grissini (bread sticks). That said, the Piedmontese cuisine is awash with tasty, and sometimes ancient recipes worth delving into.
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