Archive for December, 2018

Panettone and Pandoro: Classic Italian Christmas Cakes

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
Learn about the classic Italian Christmas cakes panettone and pandoro.

Learn about the classic Italian Christmas cakes panettone and pandoro.

Italy has a variety of Christmas cakes, but Pandoro and Panettone are the most popular around the world. Unlike other cakes, they can be baked in industrial quantities and will stay fresh for long periods of time to be distributed internationally. In Italy, no Christmas meal is complete without panettone or pandoro- but many homes serve both! Continue reading to learn more about the classic Italian Christmas cakes, and stop by Giolitti Deli for all your holiday favorites! (more…)

Baccalà: The Italian Christmas Eve Tradition

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
Learn about the Italian Christmas Eve tradition baccalà!

Learn about the Italian Christmas Eve tradition baccalà!

Baccalà, or salt cod, is an appetizer or main course in Italy that is traditionally served on Christmas Eve. The codfish has been preserved in salt, and when prepared correctly, the flaky texture and intense flavor (which is never fishy) makes this dish truly unique and special. You can buy your Christmas Eve baccalà right here at Giolitti Deli’s, but don’t wait! Start thinking about placing orders soon, as we will not be stocking extra- special order only!

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