The Italian Embassy in Addis Ababa celebrated The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World.
This is an annual themed event, launched by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and produced by Slow food. Returning for the 7th year, the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World highlight the key elements of the model for food and wine production which are Respect for knowledge and traditions, Sustainability, and innovation.
The major aims of this initiative are to publicize regional food, wine, and tourism itineraries, rediscover villages through traditional food production, promote the Mediterranean diet and its ingredients, raise the profile of products with protected and controlled designations of origin, combat the phenomenon of “Italian-sounding” products and encourage the internationalization of Italian cooking and hospitality training.
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