Jewish Food and Heritage In Italy With Joan Nathan
March 23, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Join the renowned food writer Joan Nathan on a culinary cultural exploration through Italy’s rich Jewish heritage on this eight-day journey to Tuscany and Rome. As you discover the secrets of pasta making and kosher wine production, sample traditional and modern dishes, and explore the imprint of 2,000 years of Jewish life in Italy.
Since the days of Julius Caesar, Jews have lived in Italy and left an indelible mark on the country’s history, culture and cuisine. Through visits to synagogues and former ghettos, exclusive access to Rome’s ancient catacombs and dinner in private homes, trace the history of Jewish life in Italy over the centuries, concentrating on the food. Explore the symbiosis between Italian and Jewish cuisine, steeped in tradition and history, on this delicious culinary program curated by Joan Nathan.