Friday, June 22, 2012
Largest lasagna (lasagne): Polish restaurant sets world record (PICS & VIDEO)
KRAKOW, Poland -- Chefs in Krakow have made a gian lasagna as a sign of appreciation for the Italian national team, who decided to base themselves in the city throughout Euro 2012; the lasagne weighed in at more than 4.8 tonnes and took 10 hours to bake before being sliced into 10,000 portions , setting the world record for the Largest lasagna,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The world's largest lasagne weighed in at more than 4.8 tonnes and took 10 hours to bake before being sliced into 10,000 portions. Photos: EPA (enlarge photo)
Executive chef Grzegorz Kazubski stated that it was nice to, "Do something that shows that the Poles are very proud the Italians choose this place to stay during the Euro Cup."
The previous Guinness world record for the largest lasagna (lasagne) was one weighing 3.71 tonnes (8179 lb 2 oz) and measuring 21.33 x 2.13 m (70 x 7 ft), made by the Food Bank for Monterey.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most lasagne eaten in 30 seconds was 358 g (12.6 oz) by Rafael Bujotzek at an event organised by Twentieth Century Fox (Germany) at the Theatre Cinedom, Cologne, Germany.
Chefs in Krakow have made the world's largest lasagne as a sign of appreciation for the Italian national team, who decided to base themselves in the city throughout Euro 2012.
Photo: The World's Largest Lasagna was created in honour of the Italian football team. (enlarge Photo)
With Italy currently preparing for their quarter final showdown with England on Sunday, Giancarlo Russo, one of the chefs cooking the enormous dish, was not sure if the Italian team would be feasting on the famous foodstuff.
"I don't know about the players or if they will try the lasagne because they are on a diet, but they can try just a little bit."
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