Primo Piatto: Pasta e Riso
LIVE FROM ITALY
Saturday, April 10, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT via Zoom
Conversations will be in English
The tradition of the first course "primo piatto" is an all-Italian custom. Chef Ambassador Andrea Ruisi will do an in-depth study on one of the most significant elements of the food heritage of the Bel Paese: pasta and rice.
Fresh, dry or filled pasta are key products of gastronomy: we will explore their history, their places of origin and development. We will learn the art and technique of pasta through anecdotes, stories and recipes and discover that for each type of pasta there is an infinite series of different sauces, condiments and ingredients.
Not only pasta in Italian gastronomy, but also rice and risotto. We will talk about the different varieties, their histories, their places of production up to the boundless world of recipes and dishes that enhance them.
An all-Italian journey where you can virtually savor not only recipes and dishes but also all Italian history, culture and tradition.
ALMA - La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana is the world’s leading international educational and training centre for Italian Cuisine. ALMA educates chefs and sommelier from all around the world, forming professionals of Italian Cuisine with training programs at the highest level, executed by world’s leading teachers.
The path traced by Maestro Marchesi, Dean of ALMA from 2002 to 2017, continues today inspired by his teachings.
ALMA has its Headquarters in the magnificent Palazzo Ducale of Colorno near Parma, equipped with the latest teaching and cooking facilities. The school is near Parma, recently elected by UNESCO “Creative City of Gastronomy“, in the middle of the Italian Food Valley.
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All registered participants will be sent the webinar recording and one traditional food recipe
curated by ALMA Scuola di Cucina.
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