In this special occasion, the Italian Embassy and the Italian Trade Agency, the regional office of Beirut partnering with Lidl Cyprus, through its Lidl Food Academy, will ensure to show love and appreciation for good food, given the attention that Lidl Cyprus dedicates to highlight cuisines from all parts of the world.
During the last week of November, however, traditional dishes from Italy are in the spotlight, since the World Week of Italian Cuisine takes place. To celebrate this week, the Italian Embassy in Cyprus in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency organized an evening of cooking and dining with members of the Academy, the Italian Embassy and the Cypriot press, held at Lidl Food Academy, with plenty of quality Lidl Italian products.
On Thursday, November 25 at 17:30 in the afternoon, Lidl Food Academy welcomed media representatives and members of the Italian Embassy in Cyprus and the Italian Trade Agency, the regional office of Beirut, in a cooking class dedicated to Italian cuisine.
The course, as always, was conducted by the chef of the Academy, Konstantinos Petevinos, while the well-known journalist, writer and presenter, Sylia Ioannidou, contributed significantly to the presentation given.
As honorary guests, the Italian Ambassador to Cyprus His Excellency Andrea Cavallari and the Italian Trade Commissioner Claudio Pasqualucci welcomed the attendees with a short speech that marked the beginning of the evening.
The guests had the opportunity to taste a variety of Italian wines, indulge in Italian culture and cook authentic Italian recipes on the spot. Chef Petevinos began the lesson with a brief presentation of Italian cuisine and prepared the guests for the recipes that followed.
Some of the dishes prepared and then enjoyed by all the attendees together, under the sounds of Italian music and accompanied by good Italian wine, included pizza dough, spaghetti and gelato, while essentially a tasty journey took place that passed through Campania and Naples and reached Sicily.
As part of the World Week of Italian Cuisine, the regular course at Lidl Food Academy that usually takes place on Saturday is specially, for this celebration week, dedicated to Italian cuisine, on Saturday the 27th November.