Food Friday Special: Italian Christmas Eve | WAMC

Food Friday Special: Italian Christmas Eve

A saucer of purceddhruzzi, typical christmas dessert plate of the Salento region in southern Italy
Credit Matteo Amorino / Wikimedia Commons

Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria in Troy join us in the studio to talk about the culinary traditions associated with Christmas Eve and Italian food.

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DeFazio is a staple of the eighth annual Christmas in Little Italy this Saturday in Troy, NY. The celebration starts after the Joseph's House Winter Walk for the Homeless which runs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.