La terza vigilia

After the Immaculate Conception and Saint Lucia, the third eve of Bari is December 24, the day of fasting until the evening. The family gathers for fish dinner. It starts with raw seafood: black mussels, hairy mussels, oysters, “taratuffi” and walnuts, then roasted capitone with bay leaves and lots of lemon, prawns, stewed turnip greens, fried cod in batter and finally there is tasting of Christmas sweets: cartellate, real pastas, … Among many delicacies the most beautiful thing is that you are together with joy and love to celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus.

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