At Giolitti’s Fine Italian Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have everything you need for an authentic Italian Pasqua. Pasqua represents the arrival of springtime in Italy and great feasts in celebration of rebirth. For hosts looking to create the perfect Giolitti-style Italian Easter brunch, we’ve proudly served the Annapolis area with authentic Italian delicacies and beverages since 1992. This Easter, we’re featuring Italian Colomba cakes, specialty chocolate eggs, and Cipriani Bellini’s perfect for toasting your brunch with la famiglia.
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Traditionally, Easter (or Pasqua in Italian) marks the end of the long, lean period of Lent in which foods such as meat, eggs, butter, and lard were not eaten. And so, Easter became an occasion to enjoy an abundant and indulgent feast. Even today, though Lent is not as strictly observed as it once was, Italians take the opportunity to have fun on Easter and celebrate the end of Lent with an array of delicious foods. During a typical Italian Easter dinner, there will most likely be the following kinds of dishes. If you want to try to enjoy your Easter this year in a new, exciting way, you can start planning your Italian-style Easter dinner today with the following dishes. (more…)