Italy is a country with a rich culinary history, and many traditions revolving around various religious holidays. And surely, no holiday has more traditional foods and treats associated with it in Italy than Christmas!
Different cities and regions of Italy celebrate the Christmas season with a variety of sweet cookies, unique breads, special cakes, delightful candies and other forms of dessert. Here you will find an introduction to some of the most popular Italian Christmas treats - where they come from, where to buy them, or how to make them for yourself! So why not take a sweet tour of Italy with me and work up an appetite for this holiday season?
You'll also find plenty of pre-made cakes, cookies, sweets and treats you can order now for holiday gift giving - or for enjoyment in your own home this Christmas.