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The Italian Table – Celebration of Pasta and First Courses

November 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2021
“The Italian Table: celebration of pasta and first courses”

On the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2021”, in collaboration with the General
Consulate of Italy in Philadelphia, PI-Philly invites you to “The Italian Table: celebration of
pasta and first courses”. An Apericena, an informal standing dinner where we will explore
together appetizers and dishes of Italian cuisine.

The “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2021” is a great opportunity to talk about tradition
and perspectives of Italian Cuisine: awareness and enhancement of food sustainability, quality
products, enhancing Italian know-how, spreading the unique values and benefits of the
Mediterranean diet. The first course was the food of the poor, when there was nothing else to
put on the table and it is often made up of simple ingredients. Over time the first courses have
been transformed into traditional dishes and then into unique dishes and reinvented by great
We will taste four Italian first courses that are part of the food traditions of different Italian
Regions, we will talk about their origins and mention some curiosities, and then you will take
home the recipes to relive what you tasted here!

Alessandra Mirra, Ph.D. Coordinator of Italian at Rowan University NJ will talk about Italian
cuisine with a short speech at the beginning of the evening (7:15-7:30pm).

If you want to connect with Italian professionals and create bridges between Italian and
international professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area, this is what you are looking for!
Make this event a networking opportunity!

Join us for our Event on the Italian Cuisine! Do not miss it*!
*indoor space with wall windows to keep the room well ventilated

We look forward to meeting you,
Pi- Philly staff


November 30, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia


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212 Walnut St 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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