Sep 9-11, 2011 - Mytiliade takes place and the mussel is king in Lerici

by LiguriaGuide.com
(Lerici)

Mytiliade is an event organized by the City of Lerici dedicated to food, wine and culture of which the Mussel has been the focal point for the past 4 years. The event will be held between September 9th and 11th in Lerici.




There will be stalls on the seafront promenade with typical products from Liguria, entertainment for children, and free guided boat tours to the new premises and laboratories for breeding and preservation of fish at Santa Teresa. There will be staff from the Aquarium of Genoa, who will hold talks dedicated to the cuisine of the fish.

There will also be gastronomic events such as The Chef's Mussel where you will have the chance to taste mussel recipes freshly prepared by local chefs.

Here is the complete program for the event:

Friday, September 9

HOURS 17.00 - SQUARE Mottini :
OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING

17.30 HOURS - WATERFRONT LERICI :
Stalls with typical Ligurian sea and land products


Between 17.30-18.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Meeting with Luca Scatena
Part of the event The Chef's Mussels ...

Between 18.00-19.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Meetings with Gabriella -
Muscles my love, lessons to love the taste of the sea
A story that goes way back: a conversation with Mino Orlandi (ASL)
Scientific research as applied to the shellfish. Charles and Laura Serracca Ercolini (IZS)

Hours 19.00-20.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Excellence in the Gulf. Projection of the videotape and Giovanni Pagliari Piera Cabana
(1987, 30 minutes)

Hours 21.00-22.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Meeting with Angelo Majoli, "A farmer of the sea" - Opening of the photographic exhibition and film screening of John De Santis, “I Vigneti Sommersi"

21.30 HOURS ROTONDA VASSALLO
Music Shows:
"The 4 guitars" - music by Fabrizio De André

Saturday, September 10

10.00 HOURS - WATERFRONT LERICI :
Stalls with typical Ligurian sea and land products

10.00 HOURS - CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Between 10.00-10.30 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
Meeting with Mark Rezzano (AIS director of La Spezia):
"Wine and muscles, in search of the perfect combination"

Between 10.30-12.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
Meeting with Luca Scatena
Part of the event The Chef's Mussels ...

HOURS 11:00 to 13:30 ROTONDA VASSALLO
THE WORLD OF FISHING MEETS THE CHILDREN
"Guess Who's Coming to school?"

12.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities

Between 12.00-13.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
LABORATORY BREEDING AND STORAGE OF FISH
"Every season has its own fish .... Meeting dedicated on the seasonality of the fish. "


14.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Between 15:00 to 17:30 ROTNDA VASSALLO:
THE WORLD OF FISHING MEETS THE CHILDREN
"At school with the fisherman Beppe"

Between 15.00-16.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
LABORATORY BREEDING AND STORAGE OF FISH
Cleaning and filleting fish and preparing an appetizer, finger food.
Food / Wine by the Italian Sommelier Association

Between 16.00-17.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
LABORATORY PREPARATION AND STORAGE OF FISH
The fish you have caught: what are the types, how to recognize and how to cook them -
Food / Wine by the Italian Sommelier Association

16.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Between 17.00-18.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
Male / female muscle / anchovy
Meeting with Luca Scatena and Yvonne Riccobaldi

ORE 19.00-20.00 SPIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES":
LABORATORY PREPARATION AND STORAGE OF FISH
The salting of anchovies - REGION AND Federcoopesca
Food / Wine by the Italian Sommelier Association

Between 19.00-21.00 SQUARE Mottini
- Meeting with Salvatore Marchese
Readings from the book "Muscles"
- Meeting with Paul Barbanente
Readings from the text "50 years of Italian Academy of Cuisine"

Sunday, September 11

10.00 WATERFRONT LERICI :
Stalls with typical Ligurian sea and land products
closes at 19.00 hours

10.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


HOURS 11:00 to 13:00 ROTONDA VASSALLO
THE WORLD OF FISHING MEETS THE CHILDREN
"Pescaimparo" - REGION AND Federcoopesca

Between 11.00-12.30 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Meeting with Luca Scatena
Part of the event The Chef's Mussels ...

12.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Btween 12.30-14.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
The healthy combination of "muscles and bread": the biscuit sandwiches - sandwiches to love
(Slow Food Mytiliade)

14.00 HOURS CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Between 15.00-17.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
Meeting with Luca Scatena
Part of the event The Chef's Mussels ...

HOURS 16.00 - CALATA MAZZINI
Free BOAT RIDE in the gulf and guided tour of the mussel and fish farming facilities


Between 17.00-18.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
"We open in two!" - The race of opening mussels
Awarding by the township of Lerici - Palio del Golfo: women and junior men

Between 18.00-19.00 PIAZZA GARIBALDI - STAND "LABORATORIES" :
How to treat muscles - REGION AND Legapesca
Food / Wine by the Italian Sommelier Association

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