Story, origins, and stocking for La Befana Italian Christmas tradition. La Befana is an Italian witch that brings candies and charcoal…
Christmas in Italy
Unfortunately, the Italian Christmas Presepe is a fading tradition.I admire those who won't abandon it for more "modern" alternatives - or at all. Setting up a rural landscape, paying attention to every tiny detail, and involving the whole family in a manual activity...
when and why Italians put up and decorate their Christmas trees
Mercante in Fiera (Merchant at the Fair) a traditional Italian Christmas game played with illustrated cards
chocolate dipped spoons with coconut grass and sugar butterflies
the primitive pleasure of homemade gifts
Make your house smell like Christmas with ingredients from your pantry!
my secret Christmas spice mix 🙂