No Italian Christmas would be truly complete without the classic Panettone. The history of Panettone baking dates back to the Middle ages – a legend based in love. The legend began with a local Milanese baker. With no money to his name, he invented and baked a loaf as a dowry for his beloved daughter after she fell in love with a rich nobleman. The baked brioche-life loaf became known as Pane di Tonio – or Tonio’s bread. Read More...Show Less
The traditional ingredients in Panettone were candied citrus peel, dried fruit, butter and sugar – all affordable and local staples found in the countryside of Milan.
Their selection of ingredients are procured with obsessive care, with no expenses spared and ingredients must be certified of being controlled Italian origin, fresh eggs from safe farms, mountain butter and milk, flour, freshly prepared Italian sugar, all this for a genuine and exclusive Italian product.
The sea salt is hand harvested Italian Cervia sea salt – known as white gold – and the vanilla is of course from Madagascar.
The basic ingredients are then flanked by the aromatic ones, selected with great care and with creativity: from the fragrant Italian wines like the Torcolato di Breganze and the Noble Wine of Veneto Land, to the candied oranges of Sicily or of the citron of Diamante in Calabria or the exclusive ones of the late Mandarin from Ciaculli*; up to the more exotic ones, like the soft Turkish sultana raisins, the finest quality South American cocoa, the aromatic Mananara Vanilla from Madagascar*.
The panettones are also slow matured for flavour over 72 hours using sourdough yeast. This superb attention to detail makes for one of Italy’s finest panettones.
So make your Christmas table truly festive with an Italian Panettone – choose the Panettone Classico, everyone’s favourite the Cioccolato Panettone with chocolate drops or the brilliantly flavoured Pistachio Venezianna – Venetian pistachio nuts and spices. Loison Panettones are undoubtedly the perfect gift to pop under the Christmas tree or decorate your living room.