10 Christmas Traditions From Around The World That Make Us Hungry

photographed by Heather Talbert.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, isn't it? So festive, so cozy, so full of cheer, SO FULL OF FOOD AND DRINK. But in today’s globalised world, Christmas can seem, well, a little homogenised: Images of red and white Santas, tinsel decorated trees and Christmas puddings dominate. But scratch the surface and you will find that countries around the world have their own fun ways to celebrate the Christmas period, and stuff their bellies with festive yumminess. From mischievous elves that put potatoes in naughty children’s shoes to a KFC feast (complete with vino!), check out our slideshow to see what people around the world are eating and drinking before setting out cookies for Santa. (One — or all — of these, maybe?)

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