"What’s Cooking?" exhibition with an expert in Italian – guide Alessia Di Donato

Alessia Di Donato polewa panierowane kurczaki sosem.
Alessia Di Donato, fot. Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich

During a guided tour of the "What’s Cooking? Jewish Culinary Culture" exhibition with Alessia Di Donato from Italy – Jewish cuisine expert, master baker and pastry chef, you will learn about the history of Jewish food in Italy, from its birth to the present day.

  • 17 September (Saturday), 5.00 PM-6.30 PM – guided tour in Italian
  • tickets: full price 50 PLN, reduced 40 PLN, BUY A TICKET >>
  • number of places limited: 25 

Jewish cuisine is always a local cuisine that shares products and techniques with kitchens of the same region. What is Italian Jewish cuisine like, does it also reflect Italian regionality? Which dishes have roots growing out of kosher principles? Do Italians often eat Jewish dishes? Which culinary books have been most influential in shaping Jewish cuisine in Italy? Join us for a guided tour that will explore the connections between Polish, Italian and Jewish cuisine!

Alessia Di Donato – Roman by birth, pastry chef, teaches culinary techniques, writes about food, lover of art, travel and the good life. Graduate of prestigious culinary schools: Le Cordon Bleau, Accademia Italiana Del Pane and Paidei - a professional confectionery school in Milan, where she earned her diploma under Massimo Pica. For years, she has worked with the POLIN Museum conducting workshops and courses in Jewish cuisine.