On the third day of Christmas… Thinking up some appetizers for New Year’s Eve? Try our Spinach Balls. We served them on Christmas Eve, and switched them up for our gluten-free friends. The recipe is taken from “MaMa Mia Cucina”, substituting bread for gluten-free bread. A healthier fat may also be substituted, such as Earth […]
The 1st Day of Christmas – Baccala Recipe in commemoration of The Feast of the 7 Fishes
Today, December 26, 2011, marks the beginning of the traditional 12 Days of Christmas, and continues through January 6, in celebration of the Epiphany. The Epiphany is otherwise known as ‘The Little Christmas’, and the day the Wise Men followed the ‘star’, and arrived, bearing gifts to the newborn baby Jesus. As we celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas, continue […]
A Celebration of Tradition
FOOD BLOG as written in contribution to Christina Pirello – December 2010 “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” ~ Dr. Seuss Actually, there are 7 Fishes in the celebration of the Italian Tradition, “Feast of the 7 Fishes.” I grew up with this Italian tradition as I took part in the many days […]
“Feast of the 7 Fishes” ~ An Italian Tradition!
So often I am asked: What is The Feast of the 7 Fishes? According to Wikipedia’s encyclopedia definition, The Feast of the Seven Fishes (festa dei sette pesci), celebrated on Christmas Eve, also known as The Vigil (La Vigilia), is believed to have originated in Southern Italy and is not a known tradition in many […]