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Try сolomba pasqualein Rome, Italy

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Colomba or Easter dove, as it is called on the vastness of Italy, is a traditional sweet on the Easter holiday in Rome.
How to try сolomba pasquale in Rome
The pigeon has always been a symbol of hope, peace and quiet. According to one legend, colomba pasquale had been first prepared in Italy as a tribute to the pigeons who flew over the army guarding during the victory of the militia over Barbarossa.

Dispite that colomba pasquale is native Rome sweet, only in 1930, when a well-known Milanese company issued a confectionery product in the form of a dove with a slogan: "Easter Colomba pasquale, a treat with a taste of spring" it become a traditional sweet for Easter.

How to do?

1 Beautiful Easter sweet can be bought in any supermarket, but it is better to buy it in a small local shop or a bakery, here they are prepared the best.
2 The classic colomba pasquale is always decorated with glaze and almond paste, but now there are so many varieties and recipes, that you can choose any you like.

How much?

The cost can vary depending on the size and additives from €12 to €60.

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Guest16 July 2020

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