Cooks in Feltre, Italy, potted the title
after taking an entire day to prepare and serve up the World's
Largest Polenta made of ground cornmeal.
"It is a simple, peasant dish but
delicious," said one of the cooks.
Polenta is a dish made from boiled cornmeal.
The word "polenta" is borrowed into English from Italian.
The previous Guinness world
record for The Largest Polenta was set on Sunday, 2 August,
2009, in Tiarno di Sotto, a small village in a valley near
Trento, Italy, with a 2,269 lb (1,029.6 kg) polenta made of
Largest Polenta was cooked in Feltre, BL, Italy, by
the following Italian Chefs: Eugenio Garlet, Bortolas
Rudi, De Basttiani Renzo, Corte Nereo, Dalla Rosa
Emilio, Colet Elia, Andrighetti Roberto,
De Giradi Maurizio and Davide Speranza.
Largest Polenta was sponsored by: Pizzeria "La Caliera", Lamen (BL);
Cooperativa Agricola la Fiorita Cesiomaggiore
(BL); Edil Feltre s.r.l.- tutto per l'edilizia
and Trafilerie Feltrine s.r.l, Fonzaso