Traditional Holiday Fares
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, or Kwanzaa this December, the festivities wouldn’t be complete without the scrumptious foods that make up our personal traditions. Before you reach for another helping of mashed potatoes and gravy, see how well you can match up the traditional dishes to the many other countries who will be celebrating the holidays as well.
Denmark Potato pancakes fried in oil
England Fried carp
France Big female eel
Israel Turkey with truffles
Italy Oysters and foie gras
Norway Codfish with boiled potatoes & cabbage
Poland Noodles with poppy seeds
Portugal Long bread filled with ham and raisins
Spain Pudding with flaming brandy
Sweden Roasted goose
Venezuela Fish soaked in lye
This holiday, consider adding one of these dishes to make some new traditions with your friends and family. And, as is our tradition at Research Financial Strategies, we will continue to monitor your investments.
We wish you the happiest of holiday seasons!
and your entire team at Research Financial Strategies
Answers: Austria – fried carp; Denmark – goose; England – pudding with flaming brandy; France – oysters and foie gras; Israel – potato pancakes fried in oil; Italy – big female eel; Mexico – tamales; Norway – porridge; Poland – noodles with poppy seeds; Portugal – codfish with boiled potatoes and cabbage; Spain – turkey with truffles; Sweden – fish soaked in lye; Venezuela – long bread filled with cooked ham and raisins.