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Buon appetito CoverBuon appetito! Italian Foodways in Ontario

Jo Marie Powers, Editor

On November 6, 1999, the OHS presented Buon appetito! A Symposium on Italian Foodways in Ontario.

This publication presents the papers from that symposium, considering Italian Canadians and their influence on the province’s culinary awareness and appreciation.

These proceedings provide us with a veritable feast of unique, fascinating and informative insights into an important component of Ontario history. Buon appetito!

FORMAT: Digital Download (PDF – scanned from original)

PUBLISHER: The Ontario Historical Society

YEAR: 2000

ISBN: 0919352316

PAGES: 70 (Note: Any blank pages have been deliberately omitted.)

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In Appreciation

Foreword – Jeanne Hughes

Symposium Programme

Introduction – Caroline Di Cocco

From Jellied Salads to Melon and Prosciutto, and Polenta: Italian Foodways and “Cosmopolitan” Eating – Franca Iacovetta

Regional Cuisines in Italy – Gianni Ceschia

Italian Food as a Corpus of Cultural-Culinary Exchange – Angelo Principe, Mimma Corno Piscitelli

From Garden to Table: Italian Canadians as Urban Peasant Farmers – Gabriele Scardellato

Kitchen Utensils from Old World to New – Maria Pace

Good Food, Good Wine, Good Times – Cristina Perfetto

Pizza: a Worldwide Neapolitan Dish and a Success Story in Toronto – Angelo Principe, Mimma Corno Piscitelli

Food, Devotion and Ethnic Identity: La Festa del Pane — The Feast of San Francesco di Paola of the Sicilian Salemi Community in Toronto – Enrico Carlson Cumbo