Talk & Tasting by Francine Segan
“It will be macaroni, I swear to it that will unify Italy” General Giuseppe Garibaldi, 1860.
Pasta—hands-down Italy’s most famous food—comes in hundreds of shapes and is served in thousands of ways. Join Francine Segan, author of Pasta Modern, for an amusing talk on its tantalizing history, interesting regional dishes, and what’s cutting edge in Italy today. Learn about Felicetti and Garofalo, two of Italy’s most renowned pasta companies. Talk includes: tastings of several pasta dishes, free box of Felicetti and Garofalo pasta for each guest, how to pick the best dried pasta, the perfect way to boil pasta, pasta lover’s tour of Italy, trivia contest with prizes about modern & antique pasta making equipment.