Beautiful Italian cakes to impress on Easter Sunday

Beautiful Italian cakes to impress on Easter Sunday

Beautiful Italian cakes to impress on Easter Sunday

Easter is big in Italy both as a religious festival and as a reason to gather together with family and friends. 

As with the UK, lamb features on the menu. It's cooked in various ways depending on which region of Italy you are in. 

One year we sent my Father-in-law to buy the lamb as I was in charge of the cooking and he came back with goat!

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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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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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