In the period between April and June, Biella Fair Exhibition Center in Gaglianico hosts the Festa nazionale del risotto italiano ( National Festival of Italian Risotto). Dozens of chefs present more than 200 dishes based mainly rice, but also featured are specialities such as tajarin and agnolotti (traditional kinds of pasta in Piedmont). The festival is not only a real showcase of excellent local products but offers at the same time cultural events and entertainment which take as their theme the rice harvest and the Piedmont countryside. An event not to be missed by all lovers of Italian cuisine.

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