Slow Food Italiano at Mt. Lavinia

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Food is one of the cornerstones of Italian culture and even if times are changing and life is more and more hectic; Italians still find great pleasure in sitting at a table, and sharing a good meal together. Italians love discovering new foods and new ways of preparing familiar dishes.

Every year there’s more and more interest in the traditional cuisine of the various regions and in biological, environment friendly foods. The 18th Slow Food Night at MLH is takes pride to this wonderful experience specially formulated by Chef Rizzoli. This food and wine evening has everything you need to dine Italian style: modern and traditional recipes, regional dishes and beverages to complement the Italian food.

MLH’s Slow Food nights have grown and now sees its 18th Slow Food Night on 26 March  for LKR2600/-nett for food and beverage.  Slow Food nights at MLH have seen home cooked delicacies, Floribbean cuisine, Cuban wonders, Indian delicacies, Swedish, Japanese, Danish, Mexican Argentinean, Christmas,  just to name a few.

Slow Food, is dedicated to preserving and supporting traditional ways of growing, producing and preparing food. Founded in 1986, in direct response to the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in Rome’s famous Piazza di Spagna, the Slow Food Manifesto declares that, “A firm defense of quiet material pleasure is the only way to oppose the universal folly of Fast Life.” Hence, MLH endorses their strong link between plate and planet.