Italian Easter Dessert: Colomba – Easter Dove

On Colomba Pasquale, or Easter Dove, the traditional Italian Easter cake (the counterpart of Colomba Easter cake the Christmas Panettone) and Milan, where the recipe was invented in the early ‘900. A unique cake, classy like the city where it was created. I’m in Milan for the Easter holidays. It’s a gray rainy day. It’s late March already but spring seems like it is still a long way off. It’s too cold to walk, and wrap up in my warm winter clothes. I tour around the city on the number 5 tram – one of the few originals from the 20’s which are still on the road. An original and inexpensive way to explore Milan. Continue reading “Italian Easter Dessert: Colomba – Easter Dove”

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Italian Easter Dessert: Colomba – Easter Dove