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On the occasion of the sixth anniversary of its designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, Rasht (Iran), hosted several events and activities aimed at celebrating Rashti cuisine as well as strengthening the cooperation with other Creative Cities in the country.  The celebrations, held on 11 December, included the unveiling ceremony of the ‘forgotten food’ of Guilan province, where different types of traditional Rashti food were presented, including the cooking method and ingredients, the benefits and properties of...
The UNESCO Creative City of Rasht, Iran, launched in December the first edition of the Festival of Organic Products. This year’s theme is "From Farm to Table" and aims at fostering healthy lifestyles and well-being fostering through creativity and gastronomy. The Festival was introduced to increase the use of organic products and raise awareness on the importance of organic local food for health, social cohesion and collective identity. Both private and public sectors engaged in the Festival to encourage big and small food industries to...
From 11 to 17 November 2019, the Creative City of Gastronomy of Rasht hosts the Pumpkin Festival, an iconic event to explore the culinary traditions of the city through…pumpkins! The festival, organized by the municipality of Rasht and its Cultural, Social and Sports Organization, showcases several types of pumpkin from different countries around the world, as well as local gastronomic products which use pumpkin as the main ingredient, as in the case of several Iranian traditional dishes. International professional chefs, schools and food...