The Eve of Seven Fishes: Christmas Cooking In The Peasant Tradition
- Publish Date: 2005-09-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Robert Germano
The recipes, stories, and history in The Eve of Seven Fishes will take you back to the simple days of your youth, from opening Christmas presents after enjoying the mouthwatering meal of anchovy spaghetti, fried smelts, and Baccala, to savoring the smell of garlic and the company of Uncle Tony and Cousin Vinnie.Author Robert A. Germano entices your taste buds with his delectably authentic Italian recipes from the Old Country. With recipes centered around the simple Italian meal prepared on Christmas Eve, you'll savor the flavor of garlic and basil in Germano's homemade spaghetti sauce and learn how to make true Italian biscotti.The kitchen was the heart of the Italian home. Not only was it a place to cook, but it was also the entertainment area for gossip, arguments, solving riddles, and more laughter than your cheeks could endure.The Eve of Seven Fishes invites you into Germano's kitchen and introduces you to the peasant cooking of years gone by. But remember, Too many wines spoil the cook.