Italian Anisette Cookies - Cookies: 1/2 c. butter or margarine 1/4 c. shortening 3/4 c. granulated sugar 4 eggs 3 c. all-purpose flour 5 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. anise extract (can use vanilla or lemon extract instead) *notes: I used 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 tsp. almond extract Glaze: 2 c. confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2-4 Tbsp. milk
The Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italian: Festa dei sette pesci), also known as The Vigil (Italian: La Vigilia), is a celebration of Christmas Eve with meals of fish and other seafood. (via wikipedia.) Here is the recipe for Spaghetti Ai Frutti Di Mare! #Seafood #Pasta
The Feast of the Seven Fishes, Reimagined! In many parts of Italy, Christmas Eve is traditionally a partial fast, during which no meat should be served or consumed. But just like the Italians I have come to know and love, many Italians now know this day as one of feasting, not fasting. Feasting on seven different types of delicious seafood, to be exact.