How many of these round-the-world Christmas traditions have you tried?
Are you well travelled, have tried various cuisines and love Christmas? Take a look at these traditions from around the world and let us know, in the poll below, how many you have tried.
Listen to this Christmassy playlist, while you scroll through, to get you in the mood.
Pan Dolce – fruit loaf
Windbäckerei – meringue in the form of rings
Pitha – a type of cake/bread made from rice flour or wheat flour
Sarma – cabbage rolls filled with minced pork meat
Ris a lamande – a traditional dessert to be eaten on Christmas eve
Wat and injera – curry and a spongy flatbread
Bûche de Noël – French for Yule log
Stollen – Christmas bread with marzipan, nuts and dried fruit
Kataifi – nut and honey pastry rolls
Kastengel – a cheese cookie in the form of a stick
Panettone – a sweet bread from Milan
Rosca de Reyes – Three Kings Cake
Julekake – Christmas bread
Bolo Rei – King’s cake to be eaten on the 12th day of Christmas
Vyvzar – a stewed fruit drink
Cesnica – around shaped bread made with ‘strong water’ and with a coin in the middle
Janssons Frestelse – also known as Janssons temptation and to be eaten on Christmas Eve
Blanketletter – meaing letter cake and to be eaten December 5th