Vitello tonnato: an inimitable taste in Piedmont

vitel toné

A typical plate from Piedmont is the vitello tonnato, or vitel tonè.
There are several cities in Piedmont that boast the paternity of this plate, but the ones where you can taste the most delicious and tradicional vitel tonè in Italy are Alba and Garessio.
The vitello tonnato is a cold plate, usually served as an appetizer, made with veal cut into slices and served with a sauce made with tuna, eggs, capers and anchovies.
The recipe dates back to the eighteenth century and was included in the recipe of the Italian Academy of Cuisine, which protects the Italian gastronomic heritage.

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