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Panforte Italian Christmas Cake recipe

Panforte Italian Christmas Cake recipe Panforte Ingredients INGREDIENTS: 250g mixed raw nuts of your choice 100g dried figs 50g dried apricots 100g flour 30g cocoa 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 150g honey 30g brown sugar 100g chocolate Recipe and video by Cheekyricho on youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for […]

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Happy Christmas in Italiano – Irene Grandi

Happy Christmas in Italiano – Irene Grandi Happy Christmas, sung by John Lennon is a very traditional holiday song.  Have you ever heard it in Italian? Here it is sung by Irene Grandi, an Italian singer. Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life – Anna Akhmatova

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Tree lighting in Florence

Tree lighting in Florence The annual tree lighting took place December 8 in Piazza del Duomo and the crowd came out!  Christmas music, a Santa parade and then the official countdown to the tree lighting.  Dieci, Nove, Otto, see it here! Travel the world with us! Explore destination ideas, different cultures and learn travel tips. […]

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Christmas time in Piazza della Repubblica

Christmas time in Piazza della Repubblica Every piazza in Florence is decorated for Christmas and special. However, in Piazza della Repubblica, you will see the department store Rinascente all dressed for Christmas. I had only seen photos in the past but to see it in person is nothing short of magnificent. Here are some photos […]

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Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce

Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce The biggest Christmas market in Florence takes place in Piazza Santa Croce. This annual open air market is set up with wooden stalls that are typical in Christmas markets in Germany. With over 50 international vendors, here you will find products which include Christmas decorations, crafts, and so much […]

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