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befana tradition

Befana: the Italian tradition of the Epiphany

The Befana is the least known Italian figure linked to the Epiphany feast in the world. According to the tradition, the character of the Befana visits the homes of Italy between 5th and 6th January, during Epiphany Eve. The goal of this elderly lady who flies with a broom is to fill the stockings that [...]

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pandoro christmas

Pandoro: the typical Christmas dessert

What do you think about Pandoro for Christmas lunch? In the last article we dealt with Panettone and its origins. In this one we will talk about Pandoro, a dessert that is a real symbol in Italy during the Christmas time. Soft, star-shaped, with lots of powdered sugar on the surface... a mouth-watering dessert! If [...]

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spritz

SPRITZ: THE MOST FAMOUS ITALIAN APERITIVO

Spritz is the Italian aperitivo par excellence. Known by all and sipped at least once, it has an unmistakable flavor and color. Above all, this cocktail is the most loved by Italians and has an extremely rooted history. Let's find out more about Italy's most famous long drink. Spritz: a bit of history The origins [...]

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Vignarola

Vignarola: the Roman cuisine recipe that speaks of spring

Vignarola is a Roman cuisine recipe. It is extremely tasty and, at the same time, it is easy to prepare. The recipe calls for the use of seasonal vegetables that enrich it with traditional flavors. Peas, broad beans and artichokes are the masters of this tasty and healthy dish. Let's find out more about Vignarola, the [...]

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