Flavors of Italy: Culinary Secrets from the Italian Kitchen August 2020 – Distance Learning Program

Flavors of Italy: Culinary Secrets from the Italian Kitchen
August 2020 – Distance Learning Program

LdM’s Flavor of Italy program is a non-credit alternative for students interested in learning new recipes and discovering more about Italy’s gastronomical culture. Courses such as The Food of Italy: A Gastronomic Tour of the Regions and Current Trends in Italian Cuisine, taught over four meetings, offer interactive live sessions with the LdM chefs. Participants explore the unique and distinctive features of Italian cuisine, in a virtual journey along the Italian peninsula, discovering regional traditions and cultural differences. They also learn to identify new culinary trends and analyze some examples of contemporary creative Italian cuisine.

Flavors of Italy’s courses take place weekly from 8:00-10:00 PM Central European Time (optimizing availability for live sessions). Consult a time zone converter for the time of the lessons according to your location

Course Descriptions:

– The Food of Italy: A Gastronomic Tour of the Regions

IGC 016, Contact hrs – Download the program 

Across four weekly meetings, participants will travel through the Italian peninsula and learn to discover the unique characteristics of Italian cuisine, linked to local traditions and cultural diversities. Guided by a recorded video, the participants will prepare a small mise-en-place before taking part in the live session. During the course, the professor and students will prepare the dishes, explore and share the cultural and pleasant aspects of the recipes.

Calendar:

  • Friday, August 7th
  • Friday, August 14th
  • Friday, August 21st
  • Friday, August 28th

– Current Trends in Italian Cuisine

IGC 022; Contact hrs: 8 Download the program 

Across four weekly meetings, participants will discover what defines a new trend and analyze some examples of creative Italian cuisine. Contemporary aspects such as food sustainability, healthy food, and pantry maintenance will be introduced. The participants prepare a mise-en-place before the live session, guided by a recorded video. During the live sessions, the professor and the students will make the planned dish and experience new and exciting flavor sensations.

Calendar:

  • Saturday, August 8th
  • Saturday, August 15th
  • Saturday, August 22nd
  • Saturday, August, 29th

Tuition Fees:

For more information, to learn more about the program, and to start your application process, please write to [email protected]