On Sunday, April 18 at 1PM, join the Italian Community of St Louis, Club Italiano Per Piacere, St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities, St Louis Italian Language Program, and Young Italian Alliance STL in welcoming Chef Ale Gambini for an online presentation in Italy's singular approach to food. Listen and learn as the Milan-born author of "No Ketchup on Spaghetti: The Complete Guide on How to Shop, Eat, and Cook Like an Italian" shares her story. She will discuss her inspiration for writing the book and explore topics such as authentic Italian food versus the unpleasant phenomenon of "Italian-sounding" and how to use the high-quality Italian food products in everyday cooking.
St Louis Italian Language Program Director, Giovanna Leopardi will host the presentation. The last 15 minutes will be dedicated to a Q&A with Ale. The presentation will be both in Italian and English. Admission is free and will be held on Zoom. Details for access are the following: Upon accessing the ZOOM LINK, please enter meeting ID: 408 535 4304 followed by the passcode: 490659
Siete invitati alla presentazione con Ale Gambini domenica il 18 aprile alle ore 13,00. Ale Gambini è istruttore di classi di cucina Italiana in Los Angeles, autrice di libri di cucina e Italian Food advocate! Ale ha recentemente pubblicato un libro dedicato alle eccellenze agroalimentari italiane in contrapposizione allo spiacevole fenomeno dell’Italian Sounding. Il libro contiene inoltre una raccolta di ricette regionali alcune delle quali poco conosciute, altre invece icone della cucina Italiana nel mondo. Il libro è stato presentato durante la V Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo con un evento organizzato dal Consolato Italiano di Los Angeles e IICLA.
La direttrice della St Louis Italian Language Program, Giovanna Leopardi, sarà la conduttrice della presentazione. La presentazione sarà sia in italiano che in inglese. L'evento è gratis. Ecco i dettagli per accedere alla presentazione online su ZOOM. Accedi al COLLEGAMENTO. Meeting ID: 408 535 4304. Codice: 490659
ABOUT ALESSANDRA "ALE" GAMBINI
Alessandra “Ale” Gambini is a Los Angeles-based Italian food writer, cookbook author, recipe developer, award-winning host-chef of online food programs, Italian food advocate, and cooking instructor. Born and raised in Milan, Italy, she learned how to cook and love good food from her beloved grand- mother Nonna Fernanda. In March 2013, she started to write her food blog “Bread Love and Dreams” (then rebranded as “A Queen In The Kitchen”), a blog filled with authentic Italian recipes and easy-to-follow video recipes. Official contributor for Expo 2015 Milano, Honest Cooking, I Love Italian Food, she also develops recipes for prestigious Italian and International brands. She is a published author of the cookbook "A Queen in the Kitchen." In March 2020, her food and travel series “A Queen in The Kitchen - Estate Italiana,” was awarded at the prestigious Taste Awards. A cooking instructor (Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, LA Food Bowl), she has been teaching extraordinary Italian cuisine to Italian food enthusiasts around the globe.
ALE'S BOOK IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON AMAZON! https://www.amazon.com/gambini