I had a good easter

Apart from Christmas, Easter is quite a big deal in Italy. A week leading to it, there will be Domenica Palme, leading to the feet washing ritual by the pope, followed by a Via Crucis.

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Friday would be the start of a week long vacation for school kids and by this time, you’d feel a festive air around you – people scurrying around to find the right kind of chocolate eggs, usually the size of footballs.

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On Easter itself, I spent the evening with my extended family.

Cart and I decided to give our niece and nephew a set of Peppa Pig easter egg and I’m absolutely tickled to see how much they adored their soft toys and the little figurines inside much more than the chocolate itself.

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It was a lovely evening. Lots of good food, lots of laughs. Here are some of the food that we had :

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Parmigiana di Melanzane. I love eating this, but it’s quite a hassle to make.

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Zucchini ripiene. I’m probably going to try making this by myself. If it turns out well, I’ll try to make a video blog :-)

Suffice to say that I was completely stuffed. I planned to jog to burn the extra calories off today, but I’m feeling quite disconcerted from the lack of sleep.

Nevertheless, happy holidays to all and hope that you’re having a nice and relaxing day with your loved ones :-)

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2 thoughts on “I had a good easter”

  1. I too love my Mil’s Melanzane alla parmigiana. V delicious but troublesome to make. So far outside I hv not found anything close like hers.

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