Chef de Cuisine Umberto Bombana poses with Alba's white truffle in Hong Kong
Chef de Cuisine of Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton hotel, Umberto Bombana, poses with the 1.2-kilogramme Alba's white truffle in Hong Kong November 15, 2005. The rare fungus was bought by a consortium of Hong Kong bidders during a satellite-linked charity auction in the Castle of Grinzane Cavour near Alba, Italy November 13, 2005 for 95,000 euro ($111,477). Bombana, who on the same night was named "Worldwide Ambassador of the White Truffle, 2006" by the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners (ICIF), will prepare for a private dinner with the white truffle. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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