Panettone, the sweet, featherlight Italian Christmas loaf
Story Date: 12/11/2018
Publisher: Philadelphia Magazine
Author: Alexandra Jones
For many Philadelphians, it’s just not Christmas without a tender, featherlight loaf of panettone — but this iconic Italian holiday bread is notoriously challenging to master and and time-intensive to make, taking as long as three days from start to finish. Luckily, Philly’s Italian-American history and recent wave of new artisan bakeries means that there are several spots offering exemplary takes on the famously tough-to-perfect Christmas treat, from crafty versions made with local grains to traditional recipes perfected over decades.
Place Category: Food & Drink
Story Category: Top/Best/Coolest Lists