The Feast of the Seven Fishes also known as The Vigil (Italian: La Vigilia), is an
Italian-American celebration of Christmas Eve with meals of fish and other ...
Nov 25, 2013 ... To prepare and purify their bodies for Christmas Day, Italians avoid meat on la
Vigilia (Christmas Eve). Although the idea is to eat lean, most ...
For many Italian-American families a big Christmas Eve meal of different fish
dishes is now a very popular tradition! It's known as The Feast of the Seven
Read about Traditions and Celebrations for Christmas in Italy. ... Nowadays, '
Babbo Natale', the Father Christmas, brings presents to children on Christmas
Dec 20, 2016 ... If you're hoping to have a truly Italian Christmas, make sure to incorporate at ...
The most important date of the celebrations is Christmas Eve. 2.
Dec 16, 2016 ... They may not be exactly the same as other southern Italian families' recipes, but I
can assure you one thing: they are authentic. Nonna taught ...
WorldView: Christmas in Italy. Italian traditions in Italy are based heavily on the
religion of ... No meat is eaten for twenty-four hours before Christmas Eve, but.
"But what do Italians do at Christmas time? ... The traditional Christmas Eve
dinner is still meatless: fish and seafood prepared as a soup and/or a stew or
Nov 22, 2014 ... The "Feast of the Seven Fishes" is an Italian-American celebration derived from
this tradition; though, in Italy, the dinner on Christmas Eve ...
Christmas in Italy is celebrated long before Christmas Eve. See how an Italian
Christmas unfolds from the 8th December in Italy.