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Coming from an Italian American family, The Feast of the Seven Fishes was a tradition in my grandparents. 

 

Christmas Eve was always a special and exciting time of the year, with the hustle and bustle and amazing smells coming from my grandmother’s kitchen. The feast always included the traditional fishes; baccala, calamari, eel, scungilli and smelt, as well as anchovy, and my grandmother’s speciality…baked haddock.  Tuna sandwiches were always offered for the less adventurous.  As kids, we were given a little bit of wine in the tiny, tiny, colorful wine glasses to make our Christmas Eve toast.

 

The tradition has changed over the years, but I try to keep the feast going for my family in my own way. Today I serve a seafood chowder on Christmas Eve.  I look forward to heading to the market to pick out my seven fishes, switching it up from year to year, trying out different seafoods and recipes… but I always including a tuna fish sandwich for the less adventurous!

 

9 x 12

 

Painted with oil on a birch wood panel in a black floater frame. Signed and wired on the back and ready for hanging! Your package arrives beautifully wrapped with special gifts included!

 

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... just keep swimming

Theresa

 

Seven Fishes

SKU: 252124
$425.00Price
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