Introduction to Italian Food Traditions
Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality
Area of Study
Culinary Arts, Italian Culture
Taught In English
Mandatory Lab Fee Required
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewItalian cuisine draws from food-based traditions that have developed over the centuries spanning Italy's political, cultural, and social formation. This course will introduce the student to the foundational food traditions that unite the Italian peninsula as well as the traditions that distinguish regional differences. Key concepts focus on the development of unchanging traditions and their cultural significance in contemporary society. The lab portion of this course will consist of hands on cooking workshops where students will prepare examples of traditional dishes.
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