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 Christmas without “Presepe”. Small or large, the nativity is not lacking in Italian homes, to the delight of children and adults. In the beginning of December families prepare their [...]

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 ! Struffoli (or Pignolata) are a kind of honey balls made for Christmas in almost all regions in Italy. But they are typical from the Southern Italy. Did you ever [...]

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