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Traditional Sweet Torrone

With less than two weeks until Christmas, I’m stockpiling seasonal sweets. Yesterday I stopped by my neighborhood pastry shop in Monteverde to order panettone and walked away with two chunks of torrone. The impossible to resist crumbly blocks of torrone bianco al miele remind me of Christmas Eve with my family. The snow-white candy never failed to appear on the Tringali […]

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Sicilian Sweets for the Festival for the Dead

Last night I dreamt of my grandparents who passed away many years ago. We were gathered around the kitchen table, laughing, talking and eating as usual. As tomorrow is All Souls’ Day, my superstitious self said “how appropriate you had a visit from the dead” so here’s to my grandparents.Thanks for the visit. Celebrating the […]

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