Panettone and Vellutata

Panettone (originated in Milan) is a typical Italian Christmas cake, a light texture sweet bread, filled with candied fruit and raisins. 

The starter is a courgette soup served with crostini and a drizzle of fresh cream.  


Pandoro and Pasta with Lentils

Pandoro "Golden Bread" (from Verona) is a very tall cake with a very light texture, star shaped, dusted with icing sugar. 

Pasta with lentils is a typical autumn/winter dish, rich in fibre, protein, minerals, vitamins and carbohydrates.

Lentils are eaten on New Year's Eve because symbolising prosperity and good luck.