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The Christmas Eve tradition, known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes, is perhaps the most well known of the three feasts and is characterized by an extravagant seafood menu with its twelve courses supposedly representative of the twelve apostles. As this collection of Italian Christmas recipes demonstrates, festive dishes vary from region to region.

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Feast of the Seven Fishes is the Italian-American name for a multicourse seafood feast on Christmas Eve. This menu features a hearty seafood stew, garlic shrimp, salmon crudo and a bitter greens salad with blood oranges. End your meal with a round or two of amaro and tiramisù with a twist. Recipes by Domenica Marchetti.

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Christmas Eve dinner is a big deal in the Italian household. You'll find lots of soups, salads, appetizers, pasta, risotto — and most importantly, seafood. In fact, you may have heard this Christmas feast referred to as the Feast of the Seven Fishes, now celebrated with seven different seafood dishes. We've included a variety of seafood dishes to choose from along with some …

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Italian Christmas Recipes If a traditional Italian Christmas dinner is what you're after, look no further. These recipes offer a variety of …

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A yeast dough rises once, is rolled out and cut into circles, rises again, and then fried until golden brown. After rolling the bomboloni in sugar the filling is inserted using a piping bag, allowing some to peak out. Fill with jam, pastry …

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Christmas Recipes prepared by our Nonne - our Grandmas! Italian Christmas Recipes prepared by Italian Grandmas to help you celebrate Christmas Italian Style. Here you will find some of the most traditional Italian Christmas Recipes that our Nonne our Grandmothers have preserved for many generations.Browse the sections and pages below and you will find many …

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Christmas Salad. Anolini Pasta in Broth. Neapolitan Stewed Eel. Ancient-Style Roast Veal, but with Dates. Olivier Salad with Smoked Herring and Beets. Polenta and Cotechino Sausage Cups. Pandoro Cake with Cream and Raspberries. Cartellate with Pomegranate Syrup.

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Giardiniera. Sweet and tangy, this Italian condiment is packed with peppers, cauliflower, carrots and other crisp-tender veggies. It’s perfect to offer alongside pickles or olives on a relish tray. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen. Go to Recipe. 49 / 80. Taste of Home.

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The classic Italian recipes will make Christmas dinner a breeze. From Classic Lasagna with Meat Sauce to Scallop Pasta with Catalan Romesco Sauce to Carbonara with Braised Lamb, you'll find a showstopping holiday meal here. Be careful—any of our favorite Italian Christmas dinner ideas will quickly become a yearly tradition.

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The finest Christmas side dishes. Christmas side dishes are important because they have the power to emphasize the main course and whet the appetite. For this reason, we have chosen stuffed vegetables, savory pies, baked potatoes, and smashed potatoes. Our Christmas dessert recipes. Top Italian Christmas cakes are panettone and pandoro, but not

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The dishes that appear on a typical Italian Christmas dinner table will differ depending on what part of the country you’re in. While certain traditions such as The Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve can be found everywhere, in Tuscany Christmas Day means rich meats, plenty of cheese, decadent roasts and almond-filled desserts.

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Chef John's Best Italian Christmas Recipes. Over the years, Chef John has created classic, comforting Italian recipes for everything from bolognese sauce and minestrone soup to lasagna, chicken Parmesan, and homemade gnocchi. He's also explored regional hits like Tuscan black pepper beef and pork agrodolce . With this holiday menu, we celebrate

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Menu: Northern-Italian Christmas Dinner. The creaminess of this classic vanilla custard gains an edge with the addition of light rum. Cooks in the Italian Alpine village of Oulx flavor this tart

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Italian Christmas Recipes. Italian recipes to get you into the festive spirit! Whether you're looking for a juicy stuffed pork tenderloin wrapped in prosciutto to serve up on the big day, a showstopping dessert such as our Pandoro Christmas tree cake or simply just a cup of Italian hot chocolate to cozy up with.

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Start things off with not one but two easy holiday appetizers. Round out the Christmas dinner menu with a tangy balsamic steak and a chocolate Italian silk pie. This Italian Christmas menu is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Just add your favorite Italian wine and dig in! Italian Stuffed Mushrooms. Credit: Blaine Moats.

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Baked Mussels. Called cozze gratinate in Italian, baked mussels topped with a crunchy, herby parmesan gratin are a classic appetiser you will find in many local trattorie in the southern parts of Italy. They are easier than you think: pre-cooked mussels are garnished with a pan-toasted breadcrumb mix, then cooked briefly in the oven (2 minutes

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  • Pasta with gorgonzola and walnuts
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