The Vatican Christmas Cookbook shares with the world the glorious spirit of joy and feasting that characterizes Christmastime at the Vatican.
Acclaimed chef and former Swiss Guard David Geisser presents more than 100 original recipes that have been prepared and served at the Vatican during the Advent and Christmas seasons for over a thousand years, offering a deeply historical and uniquely Catholic way of celebrating the holidays in your home each year.
A marvelous cooking manual and so much more, The Vatican Christmas Cookbook includes stunning behind-the-scenes photographs of the Vatican, which elevate this collection of sublime recipes to a work of art.
You’ll also enjoy engaging stories on the history of Christmas at the Vatican, how popes have celebrated the Nativity, and the story of De Re Culinaria — the oldest cookbook ever published.
Best of all, you’ll have a wealth of magnificent Christmas dinner recipes at your fingertips, from roast lamb to Cornish game hens, German potato salad to beef risotto, lemon sugar cookies to dark Toblerone mousse, each of which is sure to wow and delight your family and friends.
For all who love to bake, braise, broil, and brown; share meals with loved ones; and marinate in the wonders and grandeur of the Vatican, the Swiss Guard is pleased to offer you this seasonal culinary masterpiece: The Vatican Christmas Cookbook.