Tuscan cookies. . . The Befanini

This past weekend, with the "ponte" della Befana (Epiphany long weekend), the Italian Christmas Holidays were officially over. But before I move on I want to share one last holiday recipe. Last Friday, January 6, in an effort to pay homage to the festivity of the Epiphany and to the Befana, I came across a recipe …

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The Epiphany. . . La Befana

January 6 is a National holiday in Italy. It is the Epifania (Epiphany), a Christian holiday celebrated precisely on January 6, 12 days after Christmas. The word Epifania derives from the Greek word epifanèia, which means “the manifestation or the appearance”. The Epiphany celebrates the first manifestation of Jesus to the world through the visit …

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La Ricetta Della Calamarata . . . Calamarata Recipe

I am back after a few days of break. I am sure you all had a delightful Holiday weekend just like mine. My fall (off the only ONE step outside my front door!) on Friday evening, the failure of the garbage disposal and dishwasher on Saturday and the delay of the gift my husband had …

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