Really like Italian food stuff? Twin Cities nonprofit to rejoice ‘Father of Italian Cuisine’

The function will be held Sunday at numerous area dining places.

MINNEAPOLIS — Right after much more than a 12 months of on the net-only outreach, a area nonprofit focused to supporting tiny Italian villages is returning to in-individual gatherings.  

And thankfully for Minnesotans, you don’t have to board a plane to participate. 

In accordance to the corporation by itself, Esperienza Italia conjures up “the revitalization of rural Italian villages by language, culinary and other immersion programs.”  

Prior to the pandemic, that outreach included outings to Italy. And while they are not nonetheless planning an global excursion, they are web hosting a certainly Italian celebration on Sunday, Aug. 8. The party marks the 201st birthday of Pellegrino Artusi – widely considered “the father of Italian Delicacies.” 

Tom Gabriel with Esperienza Italia spoke with KARE 11’s Karla Hult about the occasion for KARE 11 News at 4.

Esperienza described how to join the function, which will be held at various nearby dining establishments: 

“Twin Cities restaurants, Woodfire at Eastside and Harriet Brasserie, will host particular dinners that day employing Artusi recipes. In addition, Sebastian Joes, Everett & Charlie, and other area enterprises strategy to be a part of the celebration.” 

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For the event, Esperienza is doing work with Casa Artusi, a renowned cooking university in Forlimpopolo, Italy, focused to Artusi’s philosophies and recipes. Coordinating with Casa Artusi, the collaborating dining establishments will build a a person-time menu highlighting a few beloved Italian dishes. 

Each chef will produce his or her individual edition, but the recipes will all derive from the well known Artusi cookbook, “La scienza in cucina e l’arte di mangiar bene” (“The Science of Cooking and the Art of Taking in Very well”). Complete menus will be posted on the web at Woodfire at Eastside and Harriet Brasserie.  

Diners can invest in tickets through Esperienza’s celebration page:

There is also a amazing prospect to study Italian cooking with Cooks of Crocus Hill on Friday, August 6. For additional data on that, just go to: