La Primavera: The sights, sounds and scents of springtime in Italy

The sights, sounds and scents of springtime in Italy are set to take over the heart of Belfast this April, as St. Anne’s Square becomes home to The House of Peroni Presents: La Primavera from Thursday, 5th April, to Saturday, 7thApril 2018. A celebration of the start of spring and the season’s new bounty, including the famous Italian citrus fruits, La Primavera is marked in Italy with food festivals, which take place during ‘Festa della Primavera’.

Some of Belfast’s finest Italian eateries will unveil delicious seasonal offerings at the market, which can be eaten al fresco at the market in St. Anne’s Square or taken home to share with family and friends.

The Chubby Cherub, a family run establishment, will offer genuine, traditional Italian street food, known as Strada Cibo. A hidden jewel in Belfast, The Chubby Cherub serves everything from delicious Italian Cicchetti (or tapas) to an Italian afternoon tea!

Belfast Woodfire Pizza Company will bring its authentic wood-fired pizza to the pop-up market. All the Belfast Woodfire artisan pizzas are created using a bread dough base, which is made with the finest quality Italian flour and slow fermented to develop a more complex depth of flavour.

Coppi, one of Belfast’s eatery treasures, will serve up a delicious selection of Italian breads and fresh handmade pastas. The dishes come courtesy of executive chef at Coppi, Jonny Philips, who has a distinct passion, enthusiasm and skill for rustic Italian cookery.

Peroni Nastro Azzurro global brand ambassador, Federico Riezzo, teamed up with local mixologist, Roisin McEarlean of The Tipsy Bird, to design a special Peroni infusion to celebrate La Primavera Belfast, which will be served at the bar.

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Peroni Gluten Free and Peroni Ambra will be served to accompany the food on offer, as well as Peroni-infused drinks, inspired by Italian citrus, created by global brand ambassador, Federico Riezzo.

The House of Peroni Presents: La Primavera takes place at St. Anne’s Square in Belfast city centre from Thursday, 5th April to Saturday, 7thApril. Entry is free, and on a first come, first served basis. Over 18s only.

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