Clearing the Air: the Truth about Italian Olive Oil

May 31, 2016 543

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite F, San Francisco, CA 94102

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Viola Buitoni - Orietta Gianjorio

With all the media attention given to the questionable practices of Italian olive oil producers, how do we separate the wheat from the chaff when buying it? Bring all your doubts and questions to this talk to learn how to interpret the visual and sensory signs of a great olive oil and ensure you are getting your money's worth. The event will include a tasting led by certified olive oil taster Orietta Gianjorio and a discussion with Italian food culture expert and cooking instructor Viola Buitoni on the best kitchen uses for different olive oils, according to their character and provenance. This event is part of the Food and Wine Series curated for the IIC by Viola Buitoni and Orietta Gianjorio. To register click here.


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