Italian Christmas Desserts

Top 5 Italian Christmas Desserts

The time has already come to think about traditional Christmas desserts to prepare for the holidays. The scent of cinnamon, the taste of ginger, the softness of cakes filled like savory creams that melt on your palate. Christmas brings to the table delicious desserts that differ from region to region, and since it’s around the

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Apulian Cartellate

Origins Of Cartellate, An Apulian Dessert

Cartellate, also known in their dialectal version as cartiddhate, are typical Apulian Christmas sweets that can be tasted all year round, especially during Christmas. They are more typical of the Bari area but can be found as far as Salento. In Salento, these sweets are prepared together with another typical Christmas delicacy, the purceddhuzzi. The

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Italian Truffles

Importance of Truffles in Italian Cuisine

The truffle so loved and renowned by the Italians, is a mushroom that grows underground, where it lives in symbiosis with the roots of some plants, such as oaks and holm oaks. There are many species of truffle, which can vary according to the area in which they grow, the type of soil, and the

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Bagna Cauda Recipe View Ingredients
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  • 4 heads of garlic
  • ½ cups (100g) of salted anchovies
  • A glass of red wine
  • ¾ cups 150g of extra virgin olive oil
  • Calories: 165 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 0,99g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Fat: 15,46g
  • Fiber: 0,1g
  • Protein: 5,97g
  • Saturated Fat: 2,3g
  • Serving Size: 100g
  • Sodium: 1,84g
  • Sugar: 0,03g
  • Trans Fat: 10,6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1,94g

Bagna Cauda

The bagna cauda is a typical preparation of Piedmont based on anchovies and garlic. A “hot sauce” that is usually served…

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Neapolitan Frittatine View Ingredients
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  • Spaghetti: 12.35 oz (350 g)
  • Thick béchamel: 16.91 fl oz (500 ml)
  • Diced cooked ham: 5.29 oz (150 g)
  • Frozen peas: 3.53 oz (100 g)
  • nutmeg
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 00 flour: 1 cup (150g)
  • Warm water: 1 and ¾ cups (250ml)
  • 2 eggs
  • bread crumbs
  • peanut oil as needed
  • Calories: 150
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 12.6g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 7.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Serving Size: 100g
  • Sodium: 44mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2g

Neapolitan Pasta Frittatine

Neapolitan cuisine is renowned worldwide for its rich flavors, and one dish that exemplifies this is the Neapolitan pasta omelet. These…

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Torta Margherita Cake View Ingredients
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  • 150g (1 cup) of flour
  • 150g (1 cup) of potato starch
  • 5 eggs
  • 180g (1 cup and 1/4) of sugar
  • 90g (2/3 cup) of butter
  • 130ml (3/4 cup) of milk
  • 16gr (1 tbsp.) of baking powder
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • powdered sugar to taste
  • Calories: 373
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fat: 16.0
  • Protein: 7.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Serving Size: 100g
  • Sugar: 28g

Margherita Cake

Torta Margherita is a soft and delicious dessert. A great classic of Italian home baking that has its origins in the…

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