The surprising origins of “In bocca al lupo!”
In many countries Easter means chocolate. Bags of pastel-coloured mini eggs, tin-foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies and the classic hollow egg, ready to be smashed to pieces.
These cocoa-based confections are available in Italy – though not in the same aisle-filling quantity – but chocolate simply isn’t the go-to Easter treat it is in other parts of the world.
The so-called days of the “Merla” (hen blackbird) are, according to tradition, the last three days of January that are supposed to be…
In two weeks will be February, the month of love and romance. Everybody knows that Valentine’s Day is celebrated worldwide on 14th February. Chocolates, greeting cards with cupidos, flowers and gifts, heart shaped goods are exchanged between lovers. Not too many know the origin