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Lebanon and Italy, promoting the taste of regional cuisine

7 marzo 2013

72374_10151360751694032_726593159_nImpossible to get the taste of a country without passing through regional traditions.  And it is the same   for Italy and  Lebanon. From North to South the food becomes a true culinary and life experience only by "travelling" through culture, history, habits, environment, social organization. As it frequently happens aboard (and not only...), the Italian cuisine is a concentrate of few omnipresent recipes. Spaghetti e mandolino..... [caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignleft" width="150"]maz-parigi chef Max Parisi[/caption] And finally the idea to promote real Italian cooking, valorizing regional recipes, different tastes and foodpolenta-e-osei culture with a tasty initiative. Tawlet Souk El Tayeb, Conosci tuo pasto certified restaurant in cooperation with the Italian Cultural Institute in Beirut and chef Maximiliano Parigi from Tuscany , have organized a three days Italian regional cuisine promotion. North, Central and South Italian cooking. Starting form zuppa pavese, polenta e osei, brasato al Barolo through ribollita, fava negreccia, carciofi alla romana ending with  arancini riso, sarde a beccafico and pasta alla norma.   [caption id="attachment_3903" align="alignleft" width="150"]IMGP4873 from left Ambassador Morabito, Prof. Capacci, Andrea Baldi Italian Cultural Insitute[/caption]  The three days event that was opened yesterday by Prof. Alberto Capatti, dean of the Faculty of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo (Cuneo) expert in food historyIMGP4874 and the Ambassador of Italy Giuseppe Morabito, who deeply believes in the linkage between quality, typical and local productions and restaurants.   And Conosci il tuo pasto is working on to create a "Mediterranean bridge"to Lebanon  for quality and organic Italian agricultural productions to valorize a common heritage made by producers and restaurateurs who both believe in true food and in the truth of food.   L1070807Tawlet Souk El Tayeb is a restaurant with an unique concept. Born form the Lebanon’s farmers market Souk el Tayeb it was conceived to offer every day a different regional Lebanese cuisine prepared directly by the moms and women of the villages.