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Gifting Panettone for the Holidays

As outlined in A Fun History of Panettone, this sweet bread delicacy has been a traditional seasonal staple in Italy for a long time, and has spread around the globe as well. While an enjoyable treat in any occasion at any time of the year, panettone’s tradition is strongly ingrained in Christmas. As yeast was …

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The Chocolate in Cioccolato

For our Panettone Cioccolato to live up to its name (yes, cioccolato directly translates to chocolate in Italian), of course we must be very particular with the chocolate itself. The type of chocolate is very important, but also the size of the pieces, its distribution, and the level to which it melts. In addition to …

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Candied Fruit in the Traditional Panettone

Candied fruit, or “canditi” in Italian, is a typical component of a classic Panettone alongside raisins.  It is a reminder of the holidays, and can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike.  This enjoyment, however, it is also quite divisive, and is a line drawn with no consideration for age, exposure, or any other …

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Yeast – The Heart of the Panettone Production

Did you know that each and every Panettone we produce shares the same 70-year-old yeast from Italy? In Italian, this is referred to as the “Lievito Madre,” which literally translates to “mother yeast.”  Typically, when we bake, we have our recipe, collect our ingredients, and follow a specific process.  Most ingredients can be found readily …

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A Fun History of Panettone

The history of panettone is full of fun folklore and variable origin stories, most dependent on the nonna with whom you last spoke.  The product is a staple of Italian Christmas tradition, and with annual production numbers globally around 120 million panettoni, it is no wonder that everyone wishes to volunteer their own version of …

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Artisanal Panettone: A Craft of Patience, Precision, and Care

At Antise Vancouver, we run a relatively small local production meant to give focus and care to the panettone we produce.  The ingredients are natural, fresh, and without preservatives.  Every component and every step of the process is guided with experienced eyes and hands.  The result is a panettone that is very moist and fluffy, retains its enveloping aroma, and has its full natural flavour.

Antise Vancouver Emiddio Isernia making panettone Website and Online Store Open Today

Emiddio Isernia and Antise Vancouver are pleased to announce the opening of our online store at, where you can now order our freshly produced Artisanal Panettone from the comfort and safety of your home for delivery to major cities in British Columbia.