Umbria, the green heart of Italy, is most renowned for its natural beauty, historical heritage and artistic patrimony. A magical place to visit, removed from outside influences, it has kept alive many of Italy's old-world traditions. Here you can learn how to cook traditional Tagliatelle with fresh Truffle sauce with Francesca. 

Truffle Hunting in Umbria is an old age tradition.  Umbria produces the highest number of black truffles in Italy, and the quality of the truffles is famous throughout the world.  Truffles are an integral part of Umbria’s cuisine, and truffle hunting is an integral part of its culture.  It’s a beautiful and simple way of life – the mountains, the truffle hunter, the dogs, the forest, a small pick and a leather bag full of truffles.