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A Salami Incognito

What I thought is a typical Italian Easter and Christmas treat is actually a very international known preparation. The ‘salami al cioccolato’ is simply called a chocolate salami in English but it has interesting names in other languages: In Greece … Continue reading

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A Bite of Turkish Honey for Christmas

So many names for the very typical Mediterranean treat which you can find I think nearly everywhere today at Christmas time. It is sweet, gooey, hard or soft, full of healthy nuts and unhealthy sugar. Once they were made with … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies for Feeling Good

Make your own Christmas cookies and desserts! They are gluten-free, dairy-free and perfect for your Paleo Holiday treats. The Holidays are already knocking at the door and the preparations are all on. Cookies can nearly all be done long before … Continue reading

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A Traditional Christmas Pastry from Naples

One of our traditional pastries for Christmas time are the mostaccioli or mustaccioli. They are cookies covered in chocolate with a soft or harder inside. The name comes from the original version when they were made with grape must (as … Continue reading

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Roccocò – a Napolitan Christmas Tradition Cookie

Every country has its own Christmas traditions and food. The best of it: you eat that particular treat or dish only during this period. I like that, so it is always something special in the year. One of these traditional … Continue reading

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