Asiago PDO Cheese to Be Featured at Foodie Events at Bavaro’s in Tampa, FL, January 16 and 19
Authentic Italian Asiago PDO cheese will be featured at two "Another Day, Another PDO" events, on January 16 and 19, at Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria in dowtown Tampa, Florida.
Called “Another Day, Another PDO,” the food experiences are open to 40 guests and gourmands who make reservations and include two events highlighting Asiago PDO:
• Wednesday, January 16, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, pizza night featuring Altopiano Pizza with fresh (pressato) Asiago, Speck Alto Adige PGI (http://www.speck.it/
• Saturday, January 19, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, dinner featuring seasoned Asiago PDO in an antipasto and in a dish with authentic Neapolitan linguine by pasta-maker Pastificio Di Martino (http://www.pastadimartino.com/
D’Antonio, who divides his time between Italy and Tampa while writing for Italia a Tavola magazine and on-line Italiaatavola.net (http://www.italiaatavola.net/)
Named for the high plain of Asiago in Italy’s Southern Alps, Asiago PDO owes its distinctive taste, texture and aroma to its ingredients, traditional handling, and length of time it ripens. The two types of Asiago PDO Chef Dan Bavaro (http://www.restaurantreport.com/
In addition to the evenings highlighting Asiago PDO, “Another Day, Another PDO” will include special events presenting recipes using two other Italian PDO cheeses, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana PDO and Gorgonzola PDO. Other Italian food experiences D’Antonio has created include a tasting in Savannah, GA, of extra virgin olive oils PDO from Abruzzo, Italy, and tastings in the Tampa Bay Area of Asiago PDO and Mozzarella di Bufala Campana PDO paired with Italian wines.
He is helping organize a March 20th gala dinner at the Bacchanal restaurant in Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas with Neapolitan Maestro Pizzaiolo Enzo Coccia (http://www.faithwillinger.com/
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