3rd Day of Christmas: Have Family Over (And Feed Them)

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4 Festive Italian Twists on Holiday Entertaining

The holidays are about creating memories – over a table full of incredible food and drink, of course. For a delicious season and a Buon Natale, tap into the spirit of Christmas in Italy with these festive menu twists.

1) Create a sensational antipasto platter

For a simple, stylish appetizer full of Italian flair, use seasonal vegetables, premium Italian cheese and cured meats. Beetroot, baby carrots and cherry tomatoes provide a riot of colour on a holiday table, while Prosciutto Toscano DOP and Bresaola della Valtellina IGP are beautiful options to serve with Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP and Pecorino Romano DOP. Add artichokes in drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and pan-fried polenta wedges adorned with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano.

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