Italian Cuisine Week Starts Monday, November 21st in Rio

The Italian Cultural Institute of Rio de Janeiro in a collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy will present a series of events all week.

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Monday, November 21st marks the first day of the Italian Cuisine Week (A Semana de Gastronomia Italiana) in Rio de Janeiro, a celebration of Italian food and the techniques of cooking that were fostered in Italy.

The aim of the event is to break down the preconception that Italian food is just simply pizzas and pastas while simultaneously presenting products and culinary traditions of Italy to showcase the country's . . .

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