Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerThe flavors of İzmir, which will host the “Terra Madre” gastronomy fair under the leadership of the biggest food movement Slow Food (Slow Food), in line with the vision of "Another Agriculture is Possible", continue to meet the world. President speaking at Italian Cuisine Week and Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir 2022 dinner Tunç SoyerHe will say, “Be assured that even the Italians have never seen such a thing. I believe we will make a very successful Terra Madre. The dynamics of these lands are very rich,” he said.
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyerİzmir, which is preparing to organize the international gastronomy fair Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir 2022 in September 2022, in line with the vision of "Another Agriculture is Possible", which supports good, fair and clean food, continues to bring its local flavors to the world. Italian Cuisine Week and Terra Madre Anadolu İzmir 2022 dinner were held at İzmir Marina Nefes Restaurant in cooperation with the Italian Consulate and the Turkish Italian Chamber of Commerce. Tangör Tan explained the meal prepared by chef Paola Betti, a member of Slow Food federation in Italy. Chef Paola Betti said, “I was very heartily welcomed in Izmir. I can taste the air of change here,” she said. Tangör Tan, on the other hand, explained how they reached small producers while preparing the menu of the night.
Soyer: “The dynamics of these lands are very rich”
İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor stated that they were happy to be together on a very important night. Tunç Soyer“A very enjoyable evening. Terra Madre, mother earth… Terra means earth, mother Madre. What a close, warm name for us. As İzmir, we will host the world's largest gastronomy fair under the name of Terra Madre. This is a very exciting step. We are looking forward. Be assured that even the Italians will say they have never seen such a thing. I believe we will make a very successful Terra Madre. The dynamics of these lands are very rich. I have always had very close relations with Italians on the occasion of both Cittaslow and Terra Madre. There are more reasons that bring us together than the reasons that separate us from each other. We will build an extraordinary Terra Madre with the power of this wealth.”
Izmir is in the center of the Mediterranean
Valerio Giorgio, Consul General of Italy in Izmir, who gave information about Italian cuisine, said, “Izmir improves the work of farmers and artisans in the agri-food sector working for the protection of biodiversity. And İzmir will host for the first time in 2022, Terra Madre Anadolu, a great organization that will place itself in the center of the Mediterranean. Born in Turin in 2004, the Terra Madre network aims to give voice and visibility to farmers, fishermen, breeders, processors, small producers and raise awareness of the value of the work they do among producers and the public.”