Tag Archive: Christmas

Let it shine!

“Well, the weather outside is ‘delightful’ and inside it feels so ‘frightful’, as the sun is so warm and bright, let it shine, let it shine, let it shine! “…. OK, not quite… Continue reading

Italian Nativity unlike any other! – IL Presepe

Wondering through the towns and cities a few days before Christmas and you can not fail to notice the beautiful, and quite often, very impressive ‘Presepe’ or Nativity scenes. Each year seems to… Continue reading

Panettone or Pandoro?

It is Christmas time and the shops are filled with mountains of Panettone and Pandoro boxes, just waiting to be devoured. These traditional Italian Christmas cakes steadily trickle into every Italian home and… Continue reading

Pettole – A Traditional Sweet Treat

Pettole are small dough balls fried in oil and dusted with sugar. They are particularly popular during Christmas, Easter and other celebrations throughout the Italian calendar. They are easy to make and delicious,… Continue reading

Alberobello Light Festival

This is a must see this Christmas. Alberobello like you’ve never seen before. This beautiful City of Trulli has been chosen by UNESCO to be the first City in the World to be… Continue reading

ExFadda Extra Large Christmas, well, that is what the poster says!

Actually it is a small Christmas market, a few activities for the kids, a Tango and Pizzica exhibition (not at the same time of course!) and, a free photography course. Here is a… Continue reading

Festive fun at the Brindisi Christmas Market

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Brindisi, the lights are up and the Christmas Market is well underway.  And this year it looks like they have got it right! … Continue reading