Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasures of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Though a variety of initiatives it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agricultural biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction. It now boasts over 100,000 members in 153 countries.


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Monday, June 11, 2012

Italian Food and Culture rescheduled for 22 June



Dear Slow Food members, this event has been rescheduled for 22 June 2012,
 we hope to see you there!





The Dante Alighieri Society, in association with Slow Food Waitakere presents:


Italian Food and Culture Presentation

A special lunchtime event presented by Wilma Laryn, wine- maker and producer of the Italian radio broadcast, Cartolina.
June 8, 
12:00-1:30pm
Dante Rooms
Freemans Bay community Centre
52 Hepburn Rd
Freemans Bay
Auckland

A highly visual romp through Italian art and kitchens through the centuries, exploring the connection between culture and food.
Wilma Laryn is a committee member of the Dante Christchurch, a teacher of Italian for Musicians at the University of Canterbury School of Music, and also a wine maker, so after the presentation there will be a chance to taste her Cracroft Chase Vineyard's award winning Pinot Gris.

Free event. Please bring a plate of something Italian for a shared lunch. 
RSVP to info@dante.co.nz 

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