There’s no place like home for the holidays, and there’s no time like the holidays for home-cooked feasts. Thanksgiving is the province of roasted turkey, golden-brown stuffing, and fluffy mashed potatoes. Christmas can be a time for a well-cured ham or roast beef to take center stage, though some families are happy to give the […]
The jackpot question in advance: what are you doing on New Year’s Eve? If you’re not spending the evening in the public square—and right now, who could blame you?—you’re probably keeping things low-key with a few of your closest and most trusted friends. Whether you’re hosting the festivities yourself or are simply responsible for helping […]
Few things scream “New Year”, like a cold cup of eggnog. If you have ever thought about whatmakes the festive drink so delicious, you have come to the right place. What Is Eggnog? Eggnog is a rich, milk, and egg-based beverage that’s generally served to kick-start the festive season from Thanksgiving, right up to New […]
Mamma Maria is a true Italian oasis in the heart of Lahti, Finland. From its decor to its friendly Italian waitstaff to the well-prepared and authentic Italian food, this restaurant delivers a very warm and welcoming Italian embrace in the midst of a Finnish winter.
Cotochino con lenticchi is a traditional Italian pork sausage and lentil dish that is popular throughout Italy for New Year celebrations. Delicious and easy to make. ~ Happy New Year to all!
The holidays are an excellent opportunity to indulge in certain foods and drinks that one usually gives up or forgets about during the rest of the year. Eggnog, most definitely being one of them.