This year’s World Week of Italian Cuisine is upon us. From November 18-24 a series of events and initiatives will take place in New York and worldwide to help promote Italian culinary products, practices and heritage.
Le Strade della Mozzarella will be hosting events in New York City Kestè Pizzeria on Wall Street, filled with rich culture, Neapolitan food and a community like no other. Come join June 27 and June 29 for a time that will leave you loving Italian food and wanting more!
Antonio Verde - Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles
The city of Los Angeles joins the Italian Consulate in celebration of Italian culinary success and the culture behind a nation famous for exceptional tastes in food and wine. Italian cuisine is revered year-round, all over the world, but Nov. 13 - Nov. 19 marks a special dedication to gastronomic excellence.
Far away from the conference’s usual home base, Campania in Southern Italy, LSDM came to New York for the second year to celebrate Italian culture and gastronomy on June 28 and 29. On day two, Matilda Cuomo was pulled from the crowd and took the chance to talk about the New York State Mentoring Program, a cause very close to her heart.
Massimo Sola's "Almost Carbonara," last year's best pasta dish in New York
Attention, foodies! On Friday, June 23, a panel of food experts at the James Beard House will select the winner of this year’s Primo di New York competition, i.e. the pasta dish you’re going to have to try stat!
The world-renowned chef, Massimo Bottura, recently joined a panel discussion on food waste, hunger, and the environment, joined by UCLA’s Jennifer Jay, Burbank Recycle Center’s Amy Hammes, and moderator Evan Kleiman of KCRW-FM.
Pasta may be Italy’s most famous first course, but rice is equally key to Italian cuisine. During the Renaissance, the swamps near Milano were turned into rice paddies, and rice has played a starring role ever since. One of our favorite Milanese dishes is Saffron Risotto.