Zodiac Advent Calendar Day 24: Christmas Dinner Around the World
*Of course everyone can eat whatever they want. This is supposed to be fun, we know that you can’t match a food to a zodiac sign. Tastes are different.
Aries - fata (Egypt), a kind of lamb stew with rice, bread and garlic, actually huge christmas meal, all the foods contain meat, eggs and butter - all the yummy things they didn’t during the Advent fast
Taurus - Christmas barbeque (South-Africa), involves turkey or duck, roast beef, mince pies, or suckling pig with yellow rice and vegetables and a sweet and spongy cake called malva pudding
Gemini - angikjöt, smoked lamb, hamborgarhryggur, succulent salted pork rib, lightly smoked puffin, ptarmigan stew or even reindeer steak (Iceland)
Cancer - gourmet (Netherlands), small groups of people sit together around a gourmet-set and use their own little frying pan to cook and season their own food in very small portions, includes finely chopped vegetables and different types of meats, fish and prawns/shrimps, different salads, fruits and sauces
Leo - Julbord (Sweden), guests help themselves to a wide array of dishes, includes Swedish meatballs, ham, sausages, spare ribs, pickled herring, gravlax, rye bread with orange peel, cheeses, cabbage, and beets
Virgo - Hallaca (Venezuela), involves a mix of meats with raisins, capers and olives wrapped in cornmeal dough folded inside plantain leaves before being steamed
Scorpio - Feast of the Seven Fishes (Italy), typically consists of seven seafood dishes, symbolic of the number seven, which is the most repeated number in the bible, includes baccala (salt cod), baked cod, fried calamari, fried fish or shrimp, linguine with clam or lobster sauce, octopus salad, shrimp cocktail, and stuffed calamari in tomato sauce
Sagittarius - kiviak (Greenland), comprising the raw flesh of whole small arctic birds wrapped in greasy sealskin and then buried underground for several months, once the auk meat has achieved a certain level of decomposition and been softened by the fermentation process, it is dug up and consumed
Capricorn - Julepølse (pork sausage with ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and mustard seed), lutefisk, Pinnekjøtt (salted, fried, and steamed lamb’s ribs), svineribbe (whole-roasted skin-on pork ribs), and sossier (small sausages) (Norway), red cabagge served on the side, washed down with Christmas beer ( juleøl )
Aquarius - 12 meat-free dishes (Poland), represents the twelve apostles, include barszcz (borscht) with uszka (filled dumplings), carp with potato salad, pickled herring, rollmops, pierogi, mushroom soup, cabbage rolls, potato dumplings, and salads
Pisces - traditional curry and newrio (India), newrios are sweet dumplings stuffed with palm sugar, sweet grated coconut, and sesame seeds
Merry Christmas Everyone! ❤️(It’s Christmas Day in Germany)
Sorry for still not updating so much, despite having a desk and everything. Christmas is on its way, though I’ll not go home to my family in Sweden (I have to work). But me and G (The French guy) are gonna invite people over to our flat on the 25th and celebrate Christmas together with everyone we love and stuff like that.
On the other note I made this awesome Swedish Christmas ham today and people should really be impressed okay thanks bye