Italian Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Recipes

Saturday, December 24, 2011

From start to finish there's always a lot of traditions going on in an Italian kitchen through the month of December. Christmas Eve is all fish with Catholic traditions and on to making homemade pasta, sauce and much much more as you scroll through this gallery of foods. We are thankful every year for our blessings and here are a few of our favorite recipes we enjoy. Buon Natale.




this is a collage of all the holiday foods we prepare in an Italian Household for Christmas Eve and Day






How to Make Fried Calamari like the restaurants with marinara

Fried Calamari



this is a shrimp cocktail in a glass with lemon

Mom's Shrimp Cocktail




wedding soup


Wedding Soup


sausage roll


Italian Sausage Rolls






7 fishes traditions


Christmas Eve 7 Fishes Traditions

How To Broil Lobster Tails




red clam sauce


Red Clam Sauce or White Clam Sauce Recipes


fish francaise


Chicken or Fish Francaise


fish fry


Beer Batter Fish Fry





homemade egg noodles


Grandma's Egg Noodles



roasted leg of lamb


Roasted Leg of Lamb


waffle cookies pizzelles


Pizzelle


Struffoli honey fried cookies


Struffoli



24 kinds of cookies displayed for Christmas


24 Kinds of Cookies


Christmas recipes that are Italian Traditions



Try more of our Favorite Recipes Below




Old Fashioned Fruitcake
Christmas Jello Shot Cake
Nutella Frangelico Ricotta Cake






this is a collage of all the holiday foods we prepare in an Italian Household for Christmas Eve and Day


Don't forget to try my Baccala ( Salted Cod Fish Recipe)

22 comments

  1. Tantissimi Auguri dall' Italia ! ciao Anna

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  2. Buon Natale a Te e alla Tua famiglia !

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  3. What a gorgeous menu! If I catch a plane now, I can make it just in time!

    Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  4. Buon Natale Claudia a te e alla tua famiglia!

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  5. Yummy post!Merry Christmas,dear!xxx

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  6. Buon Natale a te e alla tua famiglia !:)merry christmas!

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  7. Buon Natale Claudia-Enjoy your feast:)xx

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  8. Everything looks beyond fabulous! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  9. Everything looks so good. Great menu. Merry Christmas!

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  10. Fabulous, fabulous food! The very merriest of Christmases to you and yours.
    Arlene

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  11. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

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  12. Lovely feast, as always! Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  13. What a fantastic spread - I've always wanted to make Wedding Soup. I've saved this for after the holidays when I'll need to eat a bit lighter. Have a wonderful Christmas!

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  14. What a pleasure to see all these dishes.
    Best wishes.

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  15. That's one amazing menu! I especially like the cannoli cookies. :)

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  16. Wow, all that amazing food. Happy Christmas. Anthony :)

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  17. Clearly no one was going hungry in your home over the holidays! That calamari, those cannoli--yum.

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  18. Your house must be brimming over with people wanting to taste all this delicious food! I really need to take some time and get into all these links because there are numerous ones here that look tasty. You are simply amazing in the kitchen Claudia!

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  19. Oh Claudia, this menu looks just incredible!! I would have loved to eat with your family!

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  20. I'll share everything with everyone with the exception of that calamari, ok? It all looks amazing.

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