Arkansas State Archives Italian Foodways Event features Little Italy

Sep 12, 2017 161

Little Italy is proud to be a part of the Arkansas State Archives event: Arkansas's Italian Foodways. The event is schedule for Saturday, September 16. The symposium's theme, Fruit of the Vine: Arkansas's Italian Communities and Foodways, will feature presentations by Chris Dorer, Dr. Rebecca Howard, Regina Moyer and State Archives staff member Terra Titsworth.

Topics will include Little Italy, Arkansas: A Bootlegger's Oasis; Aren't Grits Just Polenta?: Italians in the Ozarks; and Sunnyside: Italian Tradition from Past to Present. The day will conclude with a cooking demonstration by professionally trained chef, Terra Titsworth, who will be preparing cannoli.

The seminar is $12 and registration is required. Check-in will begin at 9:15 a.m. Teachers can earn up to four professional development hours through attendance. An Arkansas Italian fare lunch will be prepared by chefs from UA - Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute and a wine tasting will be provided for symposium participants.

http://archives.arkansas.gov/outreach/news-and-events/details.aspx?NewsID=3280

 

SOURCE: Little Italy Arkansas

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