The Italian Embassy Cultural Center and the Somaiya Center for Lifelong Learning present a series of three lectures on the history of Italian food and cuisine.
Participants will be introduced to the central role of food in Italian life – in its history, culture, religion, daily life, art, and literature.
Who is it for?
If you are interested in how food is connected to all the cultural aspects of a community, and how food is an essential part of the history of a country, then don't miss these lectures.
Schedule: 20th May, 27th May, 3rd June
Time: Wednesdays, 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
1. Wed, 20th May: The birth of Euro-Italian cuisine: a Roman, Germanic, Christian food model – Mediterranean exchanges in the Middle Ages.
2. Wed, 27th May: European Medieval Cuisine – Renaissance Italian cuisine - French cuisine in the 18th century. The New World: turkey, tomato, potato, coffee, etc.
3. Wed, 3rd June: How Italian food conquered the world: pasta, pizza, gelato, vino.
Venue: Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning, 2nd Flr, Somaiya Bhavan, 45/47 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Flora Fountain, Fort, Mumbai Protected content .
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"Life is a combination of magic and pasta." - Federico Fellini
If you are interested in Italian culture, don't hesitate to join this course.