What’s behind Italy’s ingredients?


Event at Eataly on October 11, 2023

Spicy ziti with eggplant, capers, and mint (Ziti piccanti ai capperi, melanzane e menta)
Swordfish of love (Pescespada dell’amore)

Come join us as Viola Buitoni (yes, she’s a member of that illustrious pasta-manufacturing family) shares the history and geography of Italy’s most iconic ingredients, and gives tips on how we can incorporate their vibrant flavors and techniques into our kitchens. (Think balsamic vinegar, flakes of parmigiano reggiano, fresh ricotta and creamy grains of risotto.) As a native Roman raised in the Umbrian countryside, Viola grew up savoring these artisanal foods.

Viola will also give us a preview of her just-released debut cookbook Italy by Ingredient: Artisanal Foods, Modern Recipes

Viola is now a San Francisco-based cooking instructor and food writer. In 2020, the President of the Italian Republic honored her with the title Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia for her work furthering the culture and business of Italian food.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
7 PM Central Time
Presented Via ZOOM

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