¿Qué comían los inmigrantes? ¿Cómo transformaron los inmigrantes italianos las dietas de los argentinos y de otros inmigrantes? Y, ¿cómo reinvento Argentina la comida italiana? Esta exhibición de la vida cotidiana busca responder a estas preguntas y mostrar cómo la comida fue una parte central de la experiencia inmigrante, del comercio internacional y de la creación de la Argentina moderna. Explore estas breves historias de productos que los italianos trajeron consigo, fabricaron en Argentina o conocieron y adoptaron una vez que llegaron.

Panettone

El pan dulce

Panettone is a cylindrical sweetened and candied bread consumed especially during the Christmas holiday season.

Vino

Wine was one way that Italians influenced the industries, environments, and cultures of both their home and host countries.

Vermut

This fortified wine from Turin symbolized wealth, glamour, and Italianità.

Los tomates en lata

Though from the Americas, Italian migrants brought this fruit back to the Americas in new ways.

Pasta

Italians carried their love of pasta to Argentina and soon created factories in Argentina to feed immigrants.
Sasso olive oil can

Aceite de oliva

By 1910, Argentina imported more Italian olive oil than any other country in the world.

Yerba Mate

Italian immigrants were encouraged by neighbors, earlier arrivals from Italy, and even employers to join the mate circle.

Recetarios

While previous generations learned to cook from relatives and friends, many locals and immigrants with sufficient resources bought this encyclopedic cookbook that would teach them how to be an Argentine woman and to cook Argentine food.

Foto de Portada: «Gastronomic Emporium» de Guido Zappa

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