The Digital Cooking Contest sees the young exchange students in Italy as protagonists in a cooking competition on “Recipes from the world”. The participation consists in the preparation of a dish of the culinary tradition of their home country, describing the recipe of the dish and enriching it with the story that the dish brings with it, all told through pictures. Participants has to use recycled food with a low environmental impact, to minimize waste and to show their “recovery dishes”. The winners for the best use of the lowest environmental impact food, will have the opportunity to participate in a real Masterclass led by a well-known chef.
Erasmus Student Network Italy is the Italian level of the Erasmus Student Network AISBL (ESN), one of the biggest European student organizations whose main aim is to promote and support international mobility amongst students. ESN Italy is a non-profit organization that works as the administrative and coordinating body of the 54 ESN sections on Italian territory. Mostly, ESN volunteers are students who went abroad for a mobility experience and who want to dedicate their knowledge and time to those who come to Italy for their study experience in an Italian university. ESN Italy, carry out our projects thanks to the collaboration of the 53 local sections, which create a link with their local communities. Main activities ESN do: welcoming and helping foreign students whom are spending a study period in an Italian university; providing an updated information service over european inter-university exchange programs; developing a systematic evaluation of these programs, through the experience of students that have already taken part to.