Traditional Christmas food from around the world

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Ever wondered how other countries celebrate Christmas? What about the foods that they eat on the big day? From Australia to France, we've rounded up some of the most traditional treats served around the world during the festive period

Christmas food in different countries is as interesting to discover as it is delicious to try! Ever wondered how other countries celebrate Christmas? What about the foods that they eat on the big day?

From Australia to France, we’ve rounded up some of the most traditional treats served around the world during the festive period. German Stollen, Italian Panettone and Greek baklava are only a handful of the delicious foods we’ve discovered. Everyone does it differently and that’s what makes Christmas so special.

In the UK, as we already know, it’s not Christmas unless we’ve got a big turkey, stuffing, golden roast potatoes, a bowl full of sprouts and all the trimmings for Christmas lunch.

There are so many places around the world, however, where they have something totally different on Christmas Day. Somewhere like Australia, for example, where there’s plenty of sun and it’s peak summer during Christmas, you’re more likely to find everyone outdoors enjoying a barbecue or on the beach than indoors slaving over a hot stove.

And if you fancy giving your Christmas spread an exotic twist with any of these classic Christmas dishes – we’ve got a few recipes for you to try too.

Click through to see all the wonderful Christmas food traditions from around the world…

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