Christmas culinary traditions
A trip in discovery of typical Christmas dishes
As with all Italian festivities, in keeping with age-old traditions, food at Christmas plays a pivotal role. The traditional Christmas Eve meal and Christmas lunch are two unmissable rituals. The former consists mainly of fish while the second features meat and vegetables. Desserts are obviously also key to the success of these meals. Where takes you in discovery of the flavours and aromas of Christmas in the city. This is the dish that opens Christmas lunch in Neapolitan households. An elaborate dish that requires hours of preparation, it’s called ‘Married Soup’ because of the ‘marriage’ of meat and vegetables. It was imported to Naples from Spain in 1300.