Unmissable on Italian tables are the great classics of the Christmas tradition: gourmet, starred and author’s panettone, nougat, mostaccioli and precious tea blends
Between tradition and innovation, the Panettone Al Caffè Speziato, great novelty of 2020 by the Master Pastry Chef of the Amalfi Coast Sal De Riso is made with classic dough and Neapolitan coffee inside, coffee cream and a spiced liqueur with seven different spices, including cinnamon, fennel, sandalwood and cardamom. The whole is covered with a dark chocolate glaze and spice liqueur. The protagonist of this creation is coffee, a symbolic ingredient of the Neapolitan tradition. Among the 16 versions of the panettone proposed by Sal De Riso, it is impossible not to mention some of its great classics, such as the Classico Milanese, which last year earned him the first place in the “Artisti del Panettone” competition, the Sottobosco, the Stella del Vesuvio and Anna Ricotta and Pere.
Andrea Tortora‘s panettone is made by a soft and luminous trama, made authentic by the skilful use of mother yeast and decorated with candied fruit dark and pulpy raisins. The aromas of genuine dairy butter are enveloped in the exotic aroma of Bourbon vanilla and the spicy notes of southern citrus fruits. The dome, gently browned and studded with sugary grains and crunchy almonds, reveals the charm at the first taste. Available in 1 kg format, the Panettone is offered in an elegant matt black metal tin, embellished with an illustration by Gio Pastori.
Christmas 2020: the pastry shop Giovanni Cova & C. with the new line of exclusive Panettoni, celebrates Raffaello on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death. His masterpieces and his unmistakable trait come to life in the wrapping of Christmas sweets, restoring history and beauty. An initiative of great artistic stature, made possible thanks to the collaboration with the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and the Pinacoteca di Brera, extraordinarily united for the celebrations of Raphael.
For Christmas 2020 Albertengo brings the three delicious panettone from the Piedmont Selection under the tree. In particular, the Panettone Gran Moscato, glazed, decorated with whole hazelnuts without citrus peel, prepared with butter from the Piedmontese Latterie Inalpi supply chain, Moscato di Santo Stefano Belbo wine and hazelnuts grown on the Albertengo di Levice farm in Alta Langa; Panettone Classico Glassato, decorated with whole hazelnuts, raisins and candied fruit and finally Panettone Classico without icing with raisins and candied fruit, with butter from the Piedmontese Latterie Inalpi supply chain and rich in raisins and candied fruit: soft in leavening and generous in traditional tastes.
The historic Four Season property in the heart of Milan invites guests and Milanese to let themselves be pampered, with the traditional Milanese Christmas cake prepared at home for the first time by Pastry Chef Daniele Bonzi and available from 10 December 2020, directly at the hotel. The talented Pastry Chef Daniele Bonzi and his team created the classic panettone prepared with 36 hours of processing, using carefully selected ingredients, including organic vanilla from Madagascar, acacia honey and oranges from Southern Italy, candied fruit and sultanas.
This year there is one more reason to taste the excellence of Giacomo Pasticceria‘s panettone : a part of the proceeds from their sale will be donated to the Mafalda Luce center, dedicated to the treatment of autism in childhood and adolescence. A perfect opportunity to bring the sweet symbol of Milanese Christmas to the festive tables, and at the same time make a small, but significant gesture in support of the Gaetano and Mafalda Luce Foundation.
Also available online the artisanal Panettone by Rocco De Santis, Executive Chef of the Santa Elisabetta Restaurant , 1 Michelin star. The symbol par excellence of the Christmas holidays, of aggregation, of conviviality, is also baked in the starred kitchen of Rocco De Santis and can be tasted or given away with a convenient click. It arrives on the table of gourmet buyers directly from the Byzantine Tower of the Pagliazza of the Brunelleschi Hotel, in the heart of Florence.
Also this year Peck brings the flavors and aromas of the holidays to the Italian tables, with its high pastry Panettoni: 5 different variations of the sweet symbol of Christmas, including a new exclusive limited edition of 200 pieces of Amarena, Lemon and Almond. The new proposal enriches the range of Peck Panettoni, consisting of: Classic Taste, for lovers of tradition, Pears and Chocolate, for the most refined palates, Orange, Pineapple and Ginger, for those looking for an exotic touch and finally Pistachio, Coffee and White Chocolate, for the sweet tooth.
The historic Macioce patisserie in Alvito in the province of Frosinone offers the great classics of tradition this Christmas. A triumph of nougat and mostaccioli, which are both produced under the Natura in Campo brand, products of the Lazio parks, and the greedy susamelli, the Alvitana version of Tuscan tozzetti.
Tea Forté presents the precious limited edition “Warming Joy 2020″ selection, a refined and elegant gift idea for a special person or a cuddle for oneself, to celebrate the holidays in style Christmas and carve out moments of pure relaxation. Five blends in various types of formats and gift boxes, including red and gold: Harvest Apple Spice, an infusion based on ripe fruit, berries and spices, Raspberry Ganache, a fruity blend of black tea with chocolate sweet and raspberry, Spiced Ginger Plum, an exquisite blend of cinnamon, with notes of sweet plum and fig, Rum Raisin Biscotti, the taste of sun-dried raisins, combined with rum and chamomile flower, Winter Chai, Rooibos and exotic cardamom meet the sweetness of vanilla.