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Find out more about marrons glacés

History, origins and production of marrons glacés

Delectably vintage, marrons glacés were a hit at aristocratic banquets in the 18th century. But who invented them? Who makes them today? Here are some interesting facts about the product.

Dec. 13 2021
Find out more about Parrozzo

Parrozzo, the dessert loved by poet Gabriele D’Annunzio

One of the most famous Abruzzo desserts is parrozzo. A more modern and equally delicious variant of the cake is pan dell'orso: here are the Christmas treats from Abruzzo.

Dec. 11 2021
Find out more about cannelloni

Christmas pasta casserole: 3 typical Italian recipes

Pasta casserole cannot be missed on the Italian Christmas tables. Here are 3 delicious recipes.

Dec. 10 2021
Find out more about torrone

Torrone: plain or chocolate?

According to some torrone was born in ancient Rome, others say it came from China through the Arabs: in any case, today it is one of the most popular Italian Christmas dessert.

Dec. 06 2021
Find out more about dried fruits

Christmas dried fruit and nuts: walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, figs and dates

From walnuts to almonds, from hazelnuts to dates, baskets full of nuts and dried fruit are present in every Italian home at Christmastime.

Dec. 05 2021
Find out more about struffoli

Struffoli: a Christmas treat from Naples

To characterise the creations of fried balls, decorations made of honey and candied fruit, without forgetting diavulilli, the typical coloured sprinkles. Here are the Italian struffoli.

Dec. 04 2021

The Yule log. The sweet tradition of the Christmas tree trunk

The ritual is widespread mostly in Scandinavian countries and Northern Europe, while the dessert recipe has also landed in Piemonte: the Yule log is a roll of biscuit dough stuffed with jams, spreads, fresh cream and fruit.

Dec. 03 2021
Find out more about Italian panforte

Tuscan Christmas: panforte and ricciarelli

Panforte and ricciarelli represent the traditional Tuscan Christmas treats. Both the desserts are popular throughout the country, even if their fame is inextricably linked to the city of Siena. Here is the history.

Dec. 02 2021
Find out more about Panettone and pandoro

Panettone and pandoro, the desserts of Italian Christmas

Panettone and Pandoro are the Italian Christmas classics. Here is the history of these two cakes.

Dec. 01 2021

Gender equality. Interview with Angela Velenosi

THE GAMBERO ROSSO FOUNDATION IS STARTING A NEW COLUMN DEDICATED TO WOMEN. NOT ONLY BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IN PINK QUOTAS, BUT BECAUSE GENDER AWARENESS-RAISING IS ESSENTIAL. AND IT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO BE THE VOICE OF WOMEN WHO HAVE ...Leggi altro

Nov. 22 2021

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