Holiday Treats Around the World focuses on the tradition and meaning instead of commercialism. They embrace the holiday with delicious traditional foods and family.
Australia families gather around the table for a traditional dinner. The main course Gebackener Karpfen, or fried carp. While this may not suit everyone’s fancy, their dessert of Sachertorte may indeed.
Sachertore is a chocolate and apricot cake which is a scrumptious dessert idea for the holidays.
Germany each family member receives a plate of all kinds of treats, including fruit, nuts, marzipan, chocolate, and cookies. These treats are sure to bring sweet dreams for Christmas morning!
Mexico fried dough desserts are the top of the menu during the holidays. One such dessert is the Mexican Buñuelos, which is presented with syrup and enhanced anise seeds is a licorice treat delighted to the taste buds.
Africa celebration are very festive! Ghana and Nigeria, for example, commend the occasion with sweet white yams sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon.
Likewise,East Africa, goats are purchased at the local market for roasting on Christmas day. South African, families enjoy a slice of melktert, mince pies and turkey or gammon.
Arabia celebration starts off with Ramadan which is During this holy month, Muslims fast from sun-up to sun-down and eat simple meals before dawn and after dark. Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and is celebrated with a lavish feast, complete with a variety of sweet dishes.
One such dish is known as Kunafa. Kunafa is a vermicelli cheese pastry which is a delicious traditional dessert which means serious sweet business.
In China special sweet cakes are prepared for the New Year festivities. The date of Chinese New Year changes each year because it falls on the first day of the lunar calendar, which is based on the phases of the moon.
France traditional children would put their sabots in front of the fire place in hopes that they would awaken to sabots filled with treats. Today sabots are made out of chocolate filled with all sorts of candies.