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Italian Holiday Traditions & Superstitions Free Virtual Workshop – Dec. 5

Date 11.29.2021

Join Lorena Bignamini on Sunday, December 5 @ 10:00 am PST for a free one-hour virtual workshops on Italy’s Holiday Traditions, its unique food … and its superstitions! Lorena will explain shared traditions of Northern and Southern Italy as well as traditions that are unique to a region or a city. Food is the centerpiece of any Italian holiday tradition including the legendary ‘Seven Fishes Dinner’ and Panettone but also the lesser known Pasticcio di Natale and Panforte. You will also learn about superstitions and what to do and what not to do to ring in the new year. After this workshop you will find yourself buying grapes and lentils to eat on New Year’s Eve! Presentation is in English with some Italian.