How many of these round-the-world Christmas traditions have you tried?

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.

 

Argentina
Pan Dolce – fruit loaf

panc-dolce

Austria
Windbäckerei – meringue in the form of rings

Windbaeckerei

Bangladesh, India
Pitha – a type of cake/bread made from rice flour or wheat flour

chitoi-Pitha

Croatia
Sarma – cabbage rolls filled with minced pork meat

sarma

Denmark
Ris a lamande – a traditional dessert to be eaten on Christmas eve

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Ethiopia
Wat and injera – curry and a spongy flatbread

wat

France
Bûche de Noël – French for Yule log

yule-log

Germany
Stollen – Christmas bread with marzipan, nuts and dried fruit

stollen

Greece
Kataifi – nut and honey pastry rolls

kataifi

Indonesia
Kastengel – a cheese cookie in the form of a stick

kastengel

Italy
Panettone – a sweet bread from Milan

panettone

Mexico
Rosca de Reyes – Three Kings Cake

rosca-de-reyes-2

Norway
Julekake – Christmas bread

Julekake

Portugal
Bolo Rei – King’s cake to be eaten on the 12th day of Christmas

bolo_rei

Russia
Vyvzar – a stewed fruit drink

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Serbia
Cesnica – around shaped bread made with ‘strong water’ and with a coin in the middle

bread

Sweden
Janssons Frestelse – also known as Janssons temptation and to be eaten on Christmas Eve

jansond

The Netherlands
Blanketletter – meaing letter cake and to be eaten December 5th


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