Zoom event.

What food was considered scandalous if consumed by women in public during the Renaissance? Why is carpaccio called carpaccio; the Bellini, the Bellini? How did the Colosseum get its name?

Test your knowledge while discovering surprising new facts about “The Boot”.  An interactive cultural “trivia” challenge for anyone in amore with Italy and its astonishing culture and delizioso cuisine.

Carla Gambescia, lecturer, travel writer & author of the awarding-winning book,  “La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-Z” – available on Amazon

If you wish to attend this event, please register by clicking the “book now” button. You will be redirected to our Zoom registration page. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

PLEASE NOTE: we are not making any formal charge for participation in this event. But we strongly encourage all those attending to consider making a donation (we suggest a minimum donation of £5 per event) to enable us to maintain our programme of events and to support our other cultural initiatives.  If you are able to make a donation, please use the relevant button on the right or arrange a bank transfer to:

The British Italian Society
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Wednesday 29 September 2021


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