Father's day: fun facts and gift ideas
March 19th marks the return of Father's Day, one of the most popular holidays of the year. A day full of happiness celebrating the first and foremost hero in our life: our beloved father!
But did you know that not all countries celebrate it in March? And that in Italy, depending on the region, it is customary to prepare typical dishes dedicated to Dad? Join us to discover some fun facts about Father's Day!
Father's day: some fun facts
1) Why is Father's Day celebrated on March 19th in Italy?
In countries with a Catholic tradition such as Italy, Spain and Portugal, Father's Day falls on March 19 in honor of St. Joseph, "father of all fathers", as well as the father of Jesus.
2) When is this anniversary celebrated in other countries?
When in Rome, do as the Romans do: in the United States, in most Latin American countries, in Mexico, but also in China, France and the United Kingdom, Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June; in Belgium and Austria on the second Sunday in June; in Russia in October; and in Sweden, Norway and Finland in November.
3) What are the typical Italian dishes of Father's Day?
They are, above all ... sweet!
First of all, let's not forget the famous Zeppole di San Giuseppe, originally from Naples; they are fried puffs filled with custard, with a black cherry in alcohol on the top. Other typical sweet treats of this anniversary are the rice fritters (Tuscany and Umbria), the Sfinci di San Giuseppe (Sicily), and the Raviole di San Giuseppe (Bologna).
Our gift ideas for Father's Day
Is your dad a fan of grilling and BBQing? Are meat, fish, vegetables and "charcoal and briquettes" his specialties? Give him the tools he needs to make great cuts!
An absolute innovation in the Italian artisan cutlery market, the knives of the Anthracite line by Primecook offer a perfect professional cut for every ingredient and dish, keeping the organoleptic properties of the food intact and preserving the authentic flavors ... that will make all the difference on the table!
As a gift idea for Father's Day, we suggest:
- Professional kitchen knife 16 cm;
- Professional kitchen knife 20 cm;
- Santoku professional multipurpose knife 18 cm;
- Professional roast knife 23 cm.
And to serve steaks while keeping them warm without overcooking, what better solution than the brand new Paperstone® cutting board complete with an elegant cutting board holder!
Choose the best for your dad, choose the Made in Italy quality of Primecook artisanal knives and accessories!
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