What do Italians put on the table for Christmas? They love food some much and know how to cook it perfectly.

The Christmas Eve or La Vigilia is the most important day of the year in Italy when the whole family gathers around the table. The dinner is prepared according to the local traditions of each of Italy’s regions. The most popular one originates from Southern Italy and is known as Feast of the Seven Fishes – a multicourse dinner that includes different fishes, light food and no meat.

5791ee8150884680f2ee5969f233482a

Image

If you want to experience something a little different this Christmas, try some of these delicious recipes and make you holiday even more festive! Here are 7 tips to make traditional Italian Christmas dinner

1. Baccala Salad

abe6baa1b7ba7e4bd8b57c39e90b323b

 

Image

 

2. Pasta con le Sarde (Pasta with Sardines and Fennel)

167884d62d58967c6024fb7d2bb1c584

Image

 

3. Calamari with potatoes and peas

4e4e5d4ed74a7837fde8e4898b3a3310

Image

 

4. Stuffed Calamari

bf404f38b36b4abec0c950c1ab751312

Image

 

5. Sauted Sole

ae270b0ce30f83dcb75ffe52f227fa67

Image

 

6.Whole Roasted Branzino with Fennel and Onions

39538213641187d0676cff58a5d1acaf

 

Image

 

7. Lobster Fra Diavolo (Lobster in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

2cbf3e5284237094163f1d5304e9b22a

Image

 

Comments

comments