In Italy, legend says that Santa Lucia was the most gentlest saint, and was known to bake sweet bread and bring it to the poor who often prayed secretly in the night. She wore a crown upon her head with candles to lite her way. This is why she is aften called santa di luce. She said to be born in Sicily, was humble kind and known for her beautiful eyes. On December 13, Italians celebrate the saint’s day with music, masses, and sweet bread. We will make the delicious Santa Lucia sweet bread on Tuscany cooking classes just out of our oven for you!