Xmas in Abruzzo, Italy

In Italy especially in our region, Abruzzo, Christmas traditions start on the eightht December.So, decorations of Christmas tree, preparation of nativity and decoration of  houses, streets, shopping centers, churches and squares are all done starting from this date.

Another tradition is the making of traditional sweets, which grandmothers cook by themselves.

The parrozzomost popular Xmas sweet in our  area is called  Parrozzo, a chocolate coated cake prepared with almonds and eggs;

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Christmas Eve we usually go to church for Christmas Holy Mass, then we share presents once back home.

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    mi viene l’acqua in bocca (I’m getting hungry)

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