Thursday, December 13, 2012

Celebrate Santa Lucia, December 13, At Cooking Vacations

Celebrates Santa Lucia, December 13, in our kitchen at

In Italy, legend says that Santa Lucia was the most gentlest saint, and was known to bake sweet bread and bring it to the poor who often prayed secretly in the night.  She wore a crown upon her head with candles to lite her way.  This is why she is aften called santa di luce.  She said to be born in Sicily, was humble kind and known for her beautiful eyes. On December 13, Italians celebrate the saint’s day with music, masses, and sweet bread.  Try our delicious Santa Lucia sweet bread,-just out of our oven for you!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Christmas Sleigh Ride At Cooking Vacations


Hop on the sleigh as we travel from the North to the South around the boot for an Italian Christmas dinner that will dazzle your table!

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