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30 Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners that you will remember forever

25 mayo, 2021

Do you already know what you are going to do for these days? We want to share these with you Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners that you and your family will remember forever. You will close 2020 with a flourish and in a delicious way!

The end of the year celebrations are approaching, and it is very important to plan the food that we prepare for the meetings with our loved ones. Christmas and the end of the year party are the main celebrations in which we can show off in the kitchen.

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Christmas and New Year dinners at home or to take away in CDMX

Christmas and New Year’s Eve Dinners: Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

1. The official colors of Christmas: green, represents rebirth and life; the red is for the blood of Christ, and the gold symbolizes light, wealth and royalty.

2. Kissing under the mistletoe: for the Druids, this plant was sacred because it remained green during the winter and, according to their beliefs, it cured infertility and protected from evil spirits.

3. Santa Claus stockings: we owe the tradition of hanging stockings on the fireplace to Saint Nicholas of Bari, a very pious man who saved some maidens from prostitution. Saint Nicholas entered his house and hid some gold coins in stockings that hung from the fireplace. The maidens were not only able to pay their debts, they also converted to Christianity.

4. The first pastorela: this is attributed to Saint Francis of Assisi, who brought together several settlers to recreate the birth of Christ on top of Mount Viterbo, in Italy. The participants brought their animals with them, and that is how they also made the first living birth in history.

5. The most popular Christmas carol in the world is Silent Night, with more than 700 versions.

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Curiosities about the New Year

1. Eating grapes at the beginning of the New Year is a Spanish tradition that was created in the 20th century due to the fact that there was a surplus of production of this fruit. To be consumed. merchants created this tradition.

2. The first New Year’s Eve feast was celebrated in Babylon, 2,000 years before Christ, and the feast lasted 11 days.

3. The ancient Persians gave eggs for the New Year, which symbolized productivity.

4. There are people who sweep their house at the beginning of the New Year, in order to ward off bad vibes.

5. If you run with a suitcase down the street during the first minutes of the New Year, you will travel a lot, according to the belief.

6. In various parts of Latin America they throw lentils to attract money. And in Italy they do not throw them, but they are part of their Christmas dinner, this to bring good luck.

7. In Greece they bake bread with gold coins inside. Who gets this coin, will have good luck.

In addition to enjoying these Christmas and New Year’s dinners, remember to warm up this season with a delicious Christmas punch for the posadas. Follow the video!

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