The Gulf of Naples is home to one of Italy’s best kept secrets. Visit Italy for the authenticity of Procida (known as Proceta in Neapolitan) an island of just over 10,000 inhabitants between Ischia and Cape Miseno that remains relatively untouched by mass tourism demands.
The Italian white truffle season is officially open. Autumn’s culinary jewel now fills discerning plates and year-old yearnings. Italian festivities chaperone summer’s end with autumn gifting roasted chestnuts, mushrooms galore and I am sure, other yet to be discovered delicacies. This aroma, taste enhancer complements falling temperatures and earthy coloured tones with heart-warming, filling delights: from bruschetta entrées to fondues and friskily stirred eggs that set the perfect base for thinly shaved truffles. What are white truffles?