May 31, 2007, 7:21 am
Aperitivo al Bar Maracuja
Se dico sangria e paella che Stato europeo vi viene in mente? La Spagna.
E se dico gulasch? Ungheria.
E dove si consumano feta e tzatziki? In Grecia.
E lingua di manzo, insalata di aringhe? Un paese dell’est Europa come la Lituania?
Aperitivo inglese al Faber caffè.
Gulash ungherese al Roxy Bar
And now in English.Thanks to Google translate!
If I say sangria and paella which European country comes to you in mind? Spain. And if I say gulasch? Hungary. And where are consumed feta and tzatziki? In Greece. And language of manzo, insalata of herrings? A country of the east Europe like the Lituania? Very Good! they are some of the products that it has been possible to taste to Macerata in occasion of the recent manifestation “European Coffee” with wines and other alcoholic drinks of the old continent in collaboration with the bars and puns of Macerata. The event has been organized by the cultural association “Roads of Europe” in occasion of the Festivity of Europe 2007. The association operates in the field of the cultural promotion and the education turned to the young people, being based on the principles of interculturalità, integration and sensibilizzazione to the active citizenship. The manifestation has been organized in collaboration with Comune of Macerata that supported economically the event. 29 bars have joined and 20 european States have been represented. “Every bar that has participated, has collaborated actively and has understood the spirit and the sense of the event”. From France arrived wines and French cheeses and typical specialties have been cooked as omelette. To represent Austria there were Austrian wines, typical sauces and the cake sacher. English sauces and stuzzichini beyond a variety of beers represented United Kingdom. People interested to approach the customs from Estonia had this opportunity during one “supper” with various types of Russian insalata, and to drink obviously not only beer but also vodka. And then wines from the Slovenia and a loto of stuzzichini. Hard eggs with alici from Sweden, beer and coffee from Holland.
The greater part of the owners of the several bars has expressed the engagement to repeat the next year and also in order more days. This also in consideration of the gradimento of the public. Papers have been distributed. In order to follow the future initiatives of the Association Roads of Europe it has been activated a blog that found to this address: stradedeuropa.blogspot.com.
Good bye between a year for the next Coffee of Europe 2008 and thanks to Annalisa and Martha of the association “Roads of Europe” for the photos.