After taking a look at the foods that people leave out for Santa on Christmas Eve we've found another interesting look at Christmas food, this time from the team at Great British Chefs.
Roast turkey is the standard traditional Christmas table centrepiece, but there is a whole range of weird and wonderful Christmas traditions out there.
Greenland Christmas Traditions
IN Greenland they eat Kiviak, a sea bird and whale meat that has been stuffed inside a sealskin and buried for weeks. It is one of the most pungent foods known to man and not for the faint-hearted, but the Greenlanders love it.
Czech Republic Christmas Traditions
In the Czech Republic a type of mushroom porridge, not unlike a kind of mushroom risotto is the traditional Christmas dish of choice.
Ukraine Christmas Traditions
A cabbage stuffed with millet is the unsurprisingly simple Christmas traditional from the Ukraine.
Ghana Christmas Traditions
The West African nation has a whole range of Christmas food like meat and rice, but the Okra stew with yam is probably the best known.
Japan Christmas Traditions
On Christmas Eve, it is traditional for Japanese people to eat Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Romania Christmas Traditions
It is not uncommon to slaughter a pig in Romanian villages on December 20th ahead of the Christmas Day dinner of pork with plum brandy.
Denmark Christmas Traditions
The Danes enjoy their pickled fish and it’s no different on Christmas Day, washed down, of course with plenty of Danish beer.
Portugal Christmas Traditions
It’s no surprise that boiled fish features in the Portuguese Christmas Day traditions. Bacala is their national dish and it is served with sprouts.
Poland Christmas Traditions
Herring in sour cream is the traditional Christmas dish all Poles look forward to when they sit down with family.
Germany Christmas Traditions
The Germans sit down on Christmas Eve to a meal of roast goose and carp fish.
Argentina Christmas Traditions
Of course, Argentines eat steak on Christmas Day, but they stuff it with eggs and potatoes,
The Philippines Christmas Traditions
The Philippines eat an oxtail stew accompanies by Dutch Edam cheese to celebrate Christmas.
Great British Ches has made an interesting infographic that looks around the world for the most popular meals eaten at Christmas time. From the one million turkeys consumed in the UK alone to Japan's love of KFC chicken - this is a round-up of the varying culinary traditions on offer around the world.
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