COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS ON THE MAIN STAGE


‘HOW TO MAKE BETTER ITALIAN FOOD AT HOME’

Hosted by Roberta Muir, Joanna Savill + Nerida Conway

 

 

10.30am: Chef Luca Ciano (Chef Consultant, Author, ‘Luca Ciano Product Range’) + Giuseppe Vannella (Vannella Cheese)

Italian vs Australian-made: why cooking better Italian food at home means knowing what ingredients to buy

Dish:  Prosciutto di Parma + Buffalo Ricotta fritters to match Birra Moretti

Host:  Nerida Conway

 

11.15am:  Aldo Ortado (MasterChef Australia 2018) + Roberto Dessanti (Wine + Food Specialist, Importer – Euro Concepts)

How to make traditional, Roman style carbonara at home
Dish:  Roman-style carbonara pasta, featuring guanciale, pasta + cheese from Euro Concepts

Host:  Nerida Conway

 

12.00pm:  Stefano Manfredi (Chef, Restaurateur, Writer) 

+ Carmelo Ocello (Formaggi Ocello – Cheese Specialist + Cheese Market Sydney – Importer)

How to make the lightest, healthiest Roman pizza at home

Dish:  Roman pizza “in teglia” featuring cheese + prosciutto from Ocello

Host:  Joanna Savill

 

12.45pm:  Silvia Colloca (Cookbook Author, TV Host) + Chef Mario Bruno (Mutti Tomatoes)

The secret to Italian cooking: simplicity + quality ingredients

Dish:  Risotto style spaghettini with mussels

Host:  Joanna Savill

 

1.45pm:  Nino Zoccali (The Restaurant Pendolino + La Rosa the Strand) + Cristian Casarin (Group Sommelier, The Restaurant Pendolino + La Rosa the Strand)

How to master a classic Venetian risotto at home

Dish:  Risotto al Recioto – a classic Valpolicella sweet red wine risotto with lardo

Host:  Roberta Muir

 

2.30pm:  Matteo Zamboni (Jonah’s Restaurant) + Russell McKean (Farmer, The Good Garlic Guy)

The chef’s secret ingredient to cooking better food at home: know your farmer

Dish:  A simple dish of potatoes + garlic

Host:  Roberta Muir

 

3.15pm:  Claudio Barzano (MARTA Osteria) + Luca Ciano (Consorzio di Parmigiano Reggiano)

Parmigiano Reggiano + 2 Italians

Part 1:  Parmigiano Reggiano masterclass with Luca Ciano

Dish:  Cacio e Pepe

Host:  Roberta Muir

 

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