Monday, December 2, 2013

Christmas dishes from around the world

Christmas dinner is not just about stuffed turkey and roast potatoes. All around the world traditions have been shaped by weather, culture and local produce - take a look at these interesting dishes, I may try one for our feast this year ;) 

Read more about them and other traditional Christmas recipes on Saveur here

Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)

Galletas con Chochitos (Mexican Butter Cookies with Sprinkles)

Speculaas (Molded Ginger Cookies) from the Netherlands and Belgium 

Krumkakes (Norwegian Wafer Cookies)

Lebkuchen (German Fruit and Spice Cookies)

Krusciki (Polish Bow-Tie Fritters)

Herring and Beet Salad from Sweden

Pernil Asado (Roast Pork Shoulder) from Puerto Rico

Soupe Crasse (Cheese and Bread Soup) from Northern Italy

Tourtière (Québécois Meat Pie) from Canada

Julskinka (Christmas Ham) from New York City

Vitello Tonnato (Veal with Tuna-Caper Sauce) from North West Italy 

Töltött káposzta (Hungarian stuffed cabbage)

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