The Extraordinary Italian Taste

November 10, 2017

Savor Italian food culture with three campus events to coincide with Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo—a week long campaign celebrating Italy’s contribution to world cuisine.

Pasta Making Demonstrations (Emilia-Romagna) with Marietta Teacher-Chef, Casa Artusi [English]
Thursday, November 16 (2:00-3:00 PM)
Slow Food UW, The Crossing (1127 University Avenue)
(Free and open to UW-Madison students)

Eating Italy: A History of Italian Food and Identity
Lecture from Food Historian, Massimo Montanari, University of Bologna, Italy
Thursday, November 16 (4:00 PM)
Room 313, Pyle Center (702 Langdon Street)
(Free and open to the public)

Saturday, November 18 (12:00-2:00 PM)
Osteria Papavero (128 East Wilson Street)
Tasting menu ($19.); phone for reservations (608-255-8376)

Feeling inspired (or hungry)? Speak with our librarians to find articles, books (and more!) about Italian regional and Italian-immigrant food culture and history–including Madison’s Greenbush community. Browse the cookbook collection at Steenbock to identify recipes.

Image credit: Franco Matticchio, Illustrator