The food and wine of Rome and Lazio were protagonists during the VII edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, held from 15 to 17 November 2022 and organized by the Italian Embassy in Oslo and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the Latium Region, ENIT and the Union of Latium Region’s Chefs.
This edition of the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World consisted of three evening events: the first – at the Ambassador’s Residence in Oslo dedicated to institutional organizations; the second, with a cooking show and a conferences about the Via Appia and the Paths of Latium – at Matkurs – for journalists and tour operators; the third – at the Italian Cultural Institute – dedicated to the ones within the Norwegian public interested in Italy.
The aim of the events – which a large participation – has been to enhance the agri-food products and wine of Latium and the way in which these products are skilfully prepared using well-known recipes (think of pasta alla carbonara or spaghetti all’amatriciana, particularly loved in Norway), or not well-known, given the incredible number and variety of Italian recepies.
In this context it was also inaugurated at the Italian Cultural Institute the photographic exhibition ‘Appia Antica, a journey through history’ with shots of Andrea Frazzetta, pubished by for National Geographic in the reportage of Nina Strochlic “Reviving the Road to Rome”.
The delegation, headed by the Councilor for Agriculture, Forestry and Food Culture, Enrica Onorati, included representatives of Lazio Innova (Dr. Tomeo and her team) and of Arsial (Pres. Ciarla), together with Dr. Erica Peroni of the Latium Region Tourism Office, Dr. Lorenza Campanella of the Appia Antica Archaeological Park, Dr. Franca Mazza’ of the Appia Antica Regional Natural Park and the chefs Simone Loi and Samuele Zanotto, who represented the Union of Latium Region’s Cooks.
By following this link you can view a nice video about the beauties of Latium.