Which is your favourite Italian Christmas Cake? Panettone or Pandoro?

Which is your favourite Italian Christmas Cake? Panettone or Pandoro?

Which is your favourite Italian Christmas Cake? Panettone or Pandoro

Given that my family have already eaten a Panettone a week since September! I thought it was time to write about the two main cakes you can expect in Italy at Christmas!

Italian Christmas meals are long and full of many courses but what is less well known is what is eaten for dessert. 

Panettone and Pandoro are offered in most houses along with nuts, fruit and Torrone which is a delicious Italian nougat. 

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5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

My family are definitely Lego enthusiasts! I would go so far as to say that I’m a bit of a Lego widow!

I don’t really mind as I think Lego is such an incredible toy for children. It builds fine motor skills, develops their imaginations.

It teaches perseverance and sets from the Lego City range create awareness and respect of role models such as the Fire Service, Police Force and other rescue servicemen.

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Christmas vs La Befana: Festive Traditions

Christmas vs La Befana: Festive Traditions

Christmas VS La Befana: Festive Traditions

With the most joyous time of year approaching for family occasions, festivities and fun. Some of the cultural differences for the merriest time of the year vary between England and Italy. If you have an interest in visiting either country, here are some of the cultural traditions you can expect or may even wish to use on your stay. Alternatively, you may also decide to use the below as inspiration for your own Christmas traditions.

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Italian Christmas Cakes: Panettone & Pandoro

Italian Christmas Cakes: Panettone & Pandoro

 

Italian Christmas cakes: Panettone & Pandoro

Given that my family have already eaten two Panettone in November! I thought it was time to write about the two main cakes you can expect in Italy at Christmas!

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