Program Details

Having tradition as a departure point and being accompanied by UDS expert Chefs, students are invited to a journey in which they get acquainted with Italian cuisine and reinterpret food according to modern Italian habits and culinary culture.
Location:
Perugia, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Rolling Starts

Program Overview

Program Description:
Unit 1 The origins of Italian gastronomy: the Etruscans and the Romans. The Middle Ages on the table. Origins of modern hospitality and food serving: tabernae et hostarie. (‘taverns and inns’) wine, bread, pasta and desserts: the Italian history. Cooking Workshop: “Preparation of a Medieval banquet”. Study tour: going “truffle hunting” and a visit to a company of processing and production of truffles. Cooking Workshop: study and making of traditional Italian recipes with a modern twist. Unit 2 Study and realization of the main dishes of the Central-North and Southern Italy. Comparison between traditional recipes and traditional recipes with a modern twist using advanced methods of preparation. Sensory analysis laboratory. Presentation Techniques.

Having tradition as a departure point and being accompanied by UDS expert Chefs, students are invited to a journey in which they get acquainted with Italian cuisine and reinterpret food according to modern Italian habits and culinary culture.

Skills Food Resources and Italian culinary traditions; Modern interpretation (according to innovative processing methods) of the local traditions and the interrelationships with the identity of the products expressed by it. Submit recipes and dishes of traditional Italian cuisine with a modern twist. Presenting the preparation and composition of typical dishes, according to the different regional standards. Designing and creating recipes and menus for different culinary specialties. Evaluate the image of the culinary product to be presented while guaranteeing standards of quality and prefixed taste. Using innovative technologies for handling and storage of food.
Setting Description:
The city It is a vibrant town located on a hill surrounded by nature. The city is 150 km south of Florence and 180 km north of Rome. It was founded in 1200 BC by the Etruscans. Its romantic streets look like they came out of a fairy tale. The town is characterized by its fountains, arches ancient churches and charming houses. In the center you can find the “Piazza IV Novembre” with the “Maggiore Fountain”. In the “Galleria Nazionale” of Umbria you can find 30 rooms with important art pieces. As this beautiful town has the presence of a large student community, it has a great cultural scene and a full night life. Every year it hosts the famous “Umbria Jazz" festival and the very sweet chocolate festival, “Eurochocolate Perugia”, as this town is a major producer of outstanding chocolate. Students and young people are the heart of Perugia, a university center among the most famous in Italy: more than 50.000 Italian students and foreigners come there yearly. In fact, the cit
Cost:
€ 2.618,00

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