Broccoli, the side dish of Naples’s festivities

Dec 20, 2021 212

BY: Rosalba Lettieri

Christmas is approaching and in the table set for the festivities, are coming the extraordinary specialties of the Italian culinary tradition: among these there are the broccoli of Christmas, also called in Neapolitan dialect “vruoccole and fronna of Christmas”.

In Naples is a typical dish of the Christmas Eve dinner characterized by a strong flavor with pleasant bitter notes and it is customary to serve it as an appetizer or side dish to accompany meat or fish dishes.

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