Christmas dishes Around The World
German people enjoy Stollen dessert cake combined from dried fruit and marzipan, Polish have stewed cabbage, Romanian people eat meatball soup at Christmas.
Since the early years of the 20th century, Venezuela people have had tradition eating ham bread and decorated with raisins and green olives every Christmas. Photo: Angelines Concepción García.
2. Ukraine, Russia and Belarus
Koutia is typical dish at Christmas Eve in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Without meat, the dish was replaced with wheat and poppy seeds mixed with raisins, honey and crushed walnuts. Photo: Oleg Doroshenko.
Sachertorte cake has been named with Austrian pastry chef Franz Sacher since 1832 when he was just 16 years old. Chocolate cake with a layer of apricot jam Gateaux smooth and supple cream covered with chocolate became a symbol and a special Austrian cuisine to enjoy at Christmas. Photo: cokemomo.
Stollen cake, whose full name is Christollen, is puddings combined between dried fruit and almond powder. Typical German cake has a long history from the 14th century. Photo: Eugene Bochkarev.
Christmas in Finland is sure to have Porkkanalaatikko. This dish is the traditional formula of Finland which consists of rice, milk and carrots. Photo: Alesksander Mychko
Hangikjot dish of Iceland means “hanging meat”. Sliced smoked lamb served hot or cold with potato covered with bechamel sauce and peas. Photo: Aleksander Mychko.
Hungarians cannot celebrate Christmas without a Beigli cake from poppy seeds. Each Hungary family is proud to have the best cake recipe in the world. Photo: mdorottya.
Bibingka is the rice cake cooked with milk or coconut cream wrapped in banana leaves. This is a traditional Christmas dish in the Philippines or for crowded family meetings. Photo: Kim Namhwi.
Romanian people commonly use meatballs soup on Christmas. This soup tastes a bit sour, stewed meatballs and cooked rice. Photo: sebalos.
Bigos is a special dish of Poland which was used on the 25th December. Stewed cabbage includes pickled cabbage served with sliced meat, honey and mushrooms. Photo: Lilyana Vynogradova.
Typical sweet bread of Italy is the Panettone which also has common with German Stollen cake is flavored raisins and jam fruit. This cake is used for breakfast as well as dessert. Photo: Paulo Pinto Leandro Souza De Vilela.
Pudding Christmas- food symbol of England, is also known as the “plum pudding”, which is prepared according to many recipes. However, the composition must have dried fruit and shortening. Photo: amasory.