Celebrate two saints in March with Irish, Italian treats

Mar 12, 2015 733

In this country, St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 is a day to wear green, drink Irish beer and eat Irish foods. Irish soda bread is one of the best-known sweet additions to the culinary celebration of this holiday, and while you can buy it in many local bakeries and grocery stores, the bread is easy to make at home.

Not as widely celebrated in this country is March 19, St. Joseph’s Day or Father’s Day, in Italy with its signature sweet, zeppole. “These zeppole, along with other cookies, are often placed on elaborately decorated altars in churches a few days before the feast day,” according to cookbook author and restauranteur Lidia Bastianich.

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Source: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/

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