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.

Austria                                     Tamales
Denmark                                 Potato pancakes fried in oil
England                                   Fried carp
France                                     Big female eel
Israel                                       Turkey with truffles
Italy                                         Oysters and foie gras
Mexico                                    Porridge
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.