Christmas

December 3, 2011

An Italian Christmas recipe: struffoli !

It’s Christmas time, at ItalianSide.com we wondered what could be an Italian recipe to start the Christmas Season. And without doubts the answer is STRUFFOLI ! […]
December 4, 2011

The “Presepe” an Italian tradition for Christmas

Traditionally, every Italian family has a nativity scene at home for Christmas. The Italian name of the representation of nativity is “Presepe” (crib). There is no […]
December 8, 2011

Almond brittle: a Christmas recipe Italian style

After Struffoli, we selected another famous and traditional recipe for a perfect Italian Christmas. Our NONNA used to cook a wonderful almond brittle…and yes, here there […]
December 10, 2011

Tu scendi dalle stelle – the most popular Christmas song in Italy

Christmas is coming and, in these weeks, we would like to bring a little of the Italian Christmas atmosphere in your homes around the world. The […]
December 13, 2011

Cartellate – Christmas Fritters

This is a very popular and traditional X-Mas pastry in the Italian Provinces of Basilicata, Puglia and Calabria. There are dozens of different recipes; this one […]
December 23, 2011

“A Natale puoi” a modern Christmas song from Italy

There are many Italian songs for Christmas time. After “Tu scendi dalle stelle”, we selected this song “A Natale puoi…” (“At Christmas you can…”) In these […]
December 24, 2011

Buon Natale! Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas! I nostri migliori auguri di Buon Natale da tutti noi a tutti voi! Buon Natale! ItalianSide.com
December 27, 2011

Christmas cookies

Ingredients for 6-8 people 1 pound of white flour 4 tablespoons of sugar 3 eggs 100 gr of melted butter 3 teaspoons of baking powder 1 […]
December 31, 2011

A New Year’s Eve recipe from Italy: sausages with lentils

Sausages and lentils (“Salsiccia e lenticchie”) is a very traditional dish for the New Year’s Eve; it’s actually a “must” on all the Italian tables. It’s […]