President Obama will be rewarded Giant White Truffle
The announcement of the re-election as President Barack Obama was welcomed by many people. Even a city in Italy are planning to give a special gift to Barack Obama.
President Obama will be rewarded Giant White Truffle (timeinc.net)
A small town of Urbino in Italy are planning to give a giant white truffle as a gift to the president who was re-elected President of the United States.
Gifts of Acqualagna to some community leaders is an old tradition in Acqualagna to give their valuable truffles to the leading man.
White truffle giant will be sent to President Obama on November 18. Officials from Acqualagna hope the president are in place to receive the prize.
Mushrooms will be given this rare weighed 2.23 pounds, or about 1.012 kg. This giant white truffle found in Acqualagna, Italy and has a price range of $ 300,000.
President of the United States who first received Acqualagna truffle was Harry Truman in 1956. Recently, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh also received a white truffle.
The “white truffle” or “Alba madonna” (Tuber magnatum) comes from the Langhe and Montferrat areas in northern Italy, almost all truffles are ectomycorrhizal and are therefore usually found in close association with trees.
White truffles are generally served raw, and shaved over steaming buttered pasta or salads or fried eggs. A truffle is the fruiting body of a subterranean mushroom; spore dispersal is accomplished through fungivores, animals that eat fungi.