Traditional New Year's dishes in different countries
• The traditional New Year's dishes in different countries
Christmas - a special holiday for many people throughout the world. And perhaps one of the most important traditions - Christmas dinner. What kind of dishes served on Christmas Eve for the festive table in different parts of our planet?
Traditional German treats - mulled wine and cake with candied fruit called Stollen. Stolle often baked with a hump in the memory of the camels, which the wise men reached Jesus cradle.
Many Bulgarians are hungry on Christmas Eve, and treat themselves to a holiday stuffed vegetables, soup and pies.
Festive table Fijians make up wrapped in a banana leaf fish, stuffed chicken and baked pork. Her cooked in an earth oven "Lovo", lined with heavy stones.
In the United Kingdom serves as a table decoration: Peach pudding. It should pour brandy and ignite.
The Italians called Christmas dinner "feast of seven fishes". To the table serves a variety of seafood - squid, cod, anchovies, and pasta with clams.
The French also prefer seafood. On the table is usually flaunt lobsters, oysters and foie gras.
The traditional Swedish Christmas dish - rice pudding. In one of the pieces of hide almonds that promises the finder good luck for the year.
The inhabitants of the Costa Rican tamales help themselves - a dish of pork with corn recipe is passed down from generation to generation.
In Ethiopia, eat "doro wat", roast chicken, applied to thin cakes. And forget about the knives and forks, this dish should be taken by hand.
In South Africa, Christmas comes in summer, and locals flock to braai - African grill to roast lamb, turkey or pork.
In Australia, in December the same summer, Australians gather for a Christmas barbecue. They roast turkey, lamb and prawns.
Ghanaians eat at Christmas corn porridge, stewed okra and mashed from various root vegetables called "fufu".
The majority of those caught Christmas in Antarctica, meet a holiday on board the ship. So they have to settle for meat, canned and frozen vegetables.
Egyptian Christians observe a strict fast for three days before Christmas. Main course at this time is "kushari" it is cooked pasta, rice and lentils, seasoned with tomato-vinegar sauce.
In India, the holiday serves biryani or curry - a dish of rice and spices with meat, fish, eggs or vegetables. For dessert offered sweet milk pudding.
Filipinos prefer to roast is entirely milk piglet in her mouth which put a ball of yellow cheese.
In Iceland Christmas dinner starts at 6:00 pm and consists of a wide variety of meat dishes, including venison.
In Argentina, served "Applicant ton" - veal in tuna sauce, and turkey, pork, bread. Often, a gala dinner is served in the backyard-style barbecue.
Residents of Finland are organizing Christmas buffet, attended ham, bread, fish, various casseroles and vegetables, as well as mulled wine with spices
In the US, many people prefer to "Egg nogg" or intoxicated eggnog - a drink made from beaten eggs with sugar and wine.
Believe it or not, Christmas night many Japanese are going to KFC, to eat the crispy chicken with a side dish.