Seven Fishes Dinner

Mix and match from this traditional Italian seven fishes feast.
Mixed Seafood Dish

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Mixed veggies/ fruit with fish dish


15 cloves garlic 2 oranges 6 lemons Grated peel and juice of 1/2 lime 3 onions 1 bulb fennel with fronds 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons basil 4 ribs celery from the heart 5 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tomatoes 1 pint grape tomatoes Mixed greens, for serving
2 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
1 bay leaf
1 shallot
1 tablespoon saffron threads or saffron powder
1 mango
Snipped chives, for garnish
1 eggplant
1/2 European cucumber

Cucumber fish dish


1 stick (8 ounces) butter
1/2 pound feta cheese
3 pounds ricotta cheese
9 large eggs
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup cream cheese

Fish Dish


1 pound cod
2 pounds medium-to-large shrimp
2 pounds large shrimp
1 1/2 pounds mussels
2 1/2 pounds squid
1 1/4 pounds sea scallops
1 pound flounder fillets
4 ounces smoked salmon

Dessert Pie Cake


1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons curry powder or paste 1/4 cup dry white vermouth or 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup white wine One 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes One 28-ounce can diced Italian tomatoes 1 cup tomato puree 1 1/2 cups chicken broth or fish stock Salt and pepper 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 1 pound penne Two 6-ounce cans olive?oil packed tuna 3 tablespoons capers
Calamata olives, pitted and chopped (a handful)
1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
Confectioners' sugar, for sprinkling
1/4 cup jarred pickled beets
1 teaspoon fennel seeds