The Italian gastronomy It is known for its regional flavors, traditional, prepared to be shared. A kitchen where pasta specialties such as spaghetti, lasagna and ravioli predominate, just to mention a few. And what to say about its spectacular pizzas, delicacies of World Fame.
On the other hand, it is not possible to fail to mention its irresistible desserts such as tiramisu, panna cotta and gelato, sweet dishes that have conquered the palates of almost all the inhabitants of the world.
And if you are a lover of the gastronomy of this nation, you will like to know that next January 17 is the International Day of Italian food. It is a celebration that aims to protect the right of consumers around the world to obtain authentic Italian food; In addition, that restaurants that offer a concept of gastronomy of Italialocated anywhere in the world, is of quality.
The International Day of Italian Food was established by ITCHEFS, World Association of Italian Chefs, an organization that is present in 70 countries and brings together more than 1,200 chefs.
A FAMILY AND TRADITIONAL KITCHEN
In the Great Book of Italian Cooking, by Carlo Bernasconi, it is mentioned that: “It is a family kitchen, in many places well distant from each other, both on supermarket shelves and in the domestic sphere. Establishing a comparison with countries that boast of offering world cuisine (China, Spain, India, France, Mexico), it can be stated with complete propriety that every day there are millions and millions of people who consume pizza and pasta throughout the world, from South Africa to Finland, from Moscow to New York”.
On the other hand, research by Larousse Cocina maintains that Italy also honors meat, therefore, there are numerous dishes with quality protein.
“Piedmontese appreciate the bollito misto, accompanied by green sauce (parsley, garlic and olive oil) and stracotto al barolo (wine stew). The Lombards, for their part, appreciate the busecca (thick soup with veal tripebeans and vegetables). The variety of veal preparations is surprising: with ham; with lemon; with marsala; with tuna, anchovies and capers; with Livorno olives; or, thin, stuffed scallops, sautéed in butter and deglazed with white wine and marsala; sautéed with oil and flavored with tomato, garlic and oregano”.
GREAT VERSATILITY VEGETABLES
As if that were not enough, Italy produces abundant vegetables, ingredients that give way to exquisite preparations, such as: spinach with butter and parmesan; zucchini and stuffed peppers, asparagus accompanied by poached eggs with Parmesan cheese and melted butter; broad beans, peas and artichokes with ham or onion.
So, now you know, this January 17 celebrate Italian food with your favorite dish. A gastronomy that has achieved great worldwide fame.
- January 17 international day of italian food.
- Minestrone soup.
- Caprese salad.
OBJECTIVE OF THE CELEBRATION
Protect the right of consumers around the world to obtain authentic italian food.
DID YOU KNOW…?
Often the meal in Italy is finished with a cheese (gorgonzola, provolone, even mozzarella).