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We celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the first full moon of spring. It is a celebration of rebirth and hope and, for Christians, a celebration of the resurrection. There are many traditional foods with religious significance that are prepared for the Italian Easter table.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
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St. Joseph's Bread is a bread that is traditionally served on
St. Joseph's feast day (Feast of San Giuseppe) which is March 19. The dough is shaped into a variety of designs for loaves that will adorn the St. Joseph's Table.
Quaresimali are not as rich and sweet as other desserts eaten throughout the year. Here are three Quaresimali recipes from different regions of Italy.
Our tribute to St. Patrick's Day takes corned beef, that is a popular American St. Patrick's Day dish, and uses it to make a wonderful filling for ravioli.