Winter has arrived and has brought with it a bit ‘of laziness, the desire to spend quiet evenings cooking at home with friends or being pampered by the proposals of the chefs in one of the warm and welcoming rooms of our restaurants and taverns. Inevitably with the arrival of winter and the first cold there is always more desire for warm, rich, hearty dishes that warm and cheer after a cold day.
Unfailingly in Parma Christmas is a feast that sees families and friends gather at the table, a table laden with the best delicacies typical of this period. The Christmas Parmesan cuisine is a triumph of flavors and of traditional recipes.
If the Christmas Eve dinner, as the Catholic tradition wishes, is a low-fat dinner that brings fish such as cod or eel to the Parmesan tables, Christmas lunch is a real triumph of flavors. The first traditional dish of Christmas in Parma are the anolini in broth, followed by boiled or roasted meats as a second course. The Christmas lunch ends with traditional desserts: spongata, nougat, chocolate, dried fruit. A rich and typical lunch that takes place in the family, around long tables of diners, relatives, friends.
Increasingly, however, families choose the restaurant for Christmas lunch: a moment to share to be pampered with the delicacies of the chefs. The restaurants of Parma City of Gastronomy are ready to delight you with the delights of traditional Christmas cuisine and welcome you in a warm atmosphere that will make you feel at home. They are open for your Christmas lunch:
– Locanda Abbazia inside the 14th century Abbey of Valserena
– Antica Corte Pallavicina for a Michelin-starred Christmas
– Locanda del Sale on the hills of Lesignano de’ Bagni
– La Filoma, a historic restaurant in the heart of Parma
– Stuzzicheria Parmigiana in the heart of Salsomaggiore Terme
– Il Bacher on the hills of Berceto
-The Unicorno at Monticelli Terme
-The Trattoria I du Matt by the chef Chiarelli and the sommelier Gigatti
And for those who do not want to give up the traditional family Christmas lunch but do not have much time to cook, the delicatessen shops of Parma City of Gastronomy will think of everything, with ready meals or fresh pasta, meat and fish preparations to take home and cook. Discover the Parma City of Gastronomy shops for your gourmet shopping.
Finally, Christmas is a period of holidays where you can experience and rediscover the city with the magical atmosphere created by the Christmas lights and decorations and where you can take advantage of the many events for adults and children that Parma offers every year. Discover the Christmas program in Parma.