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Coming from Christian tradition, Italians eat lamb on Easter. Sheep herds can be seen grazing on the hills and mountainous regions of Italy. There are over 50 indigenous sheep breeds. They are raised mostly for their milk. Their milk is used to make the traditional Italian cheeses we love, like Pecorino Romano.

The main course Easter Sunday is almost always Lamb. This meat can be prepared in a variety of ways. It not only represents the Italian culture, but the reason we celebrate Easter.

At Easter this year, gather your family and friends to break bread. Here’s some help from Giada on how to make delicious Italian lamb chops.