- Acciughe Marinate alla Ligure (Marinated Anchovies)
- Brodetto di Branzino (Wild Sea Bass Soup)
- Crudo di Pesce (Fish Tartare)
- Paccheri con Sugo di Mare (Seafood Pasta)
- Pesce al Forno (Baked Fish)
- Pesce alla Griglia (Grilled Fish)
What does the 7 fish dinner represent?
The significance of the seven fishes has a number of symbolic representations: the number of sacraments, the seven days of creation, the seven virtues, the seven deadly sins and the seven days it took Mary and Joseph to reach Bethlehem before baby Jesus was born.
Is Feast of Seven Fishes a Catholic thing?
There is no such thing as the Feast of Seven Fishes on the Roman Catholic calendar. There never has been an official feast with this name in Italy or the United States. In fact, most sources agree that serving fish on Christmas Eve is mainly practiced by Southern Italians, when it’s practiced at all.
What is the Feast of the Seven Fishes called?
Where to celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes in Italy. This remarkably holiday celebration goes by several different names: La Vigilia di Natale (Vigil of the Nativity), Cenone (great supper), Cena della Vigilia di Natale (the supper of the Vigil of the Nativity) or simply La Vigilia.