From 13 to 19 November, the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World returned to Adelaide, in its eighth edition, a promotional initiative to promote the excellence of the food and wine sector abroad with the theme “Dining with Italian cuisine: well-being with taste ”.
On Monday 13 November, at the well-known Mercato venue in Campbelltown, the new Consul Ernesto Pianelli presided over the opening evening of this Week in the event “The Ancient Menu: Well-Being with Taste” in which, through an engaging gastronomic demonstration, Rosa Matto and Dr. Alessandro Boria brought the guests of the Consulate back to the cuisine of Ancient Rome.
With the end of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World on 19 November, the Adelaide Italian Festival also ended, an initiative with which the Consulate collaborates and which in its edition this year included a 10-day program full of events for celebrate Italian culture with great success. As part of this program, numerous culinary initiatives were held, sponsored by the Consulate and carried out by the various local entities operating in the food and wine and catering sectors.
In this context, the Vice President of the Council and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced the candidacy of Italian Cuisine as a UNESCO heritage site. The latter aspect that the Italian Consul in Adelaide did not fail to highlight in his speech during the opening evening of the Italian Cuisine Week.