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12 Tasty Holiday Foods from Around the World (and How to Make Them)

No matter which holidays you celebrate and no matter where you are in the world, you can trust that good food never fails to bring people together. The anticipation of a traditional meal with the familiar smells and flavors of the season is part of what makes the countdown to the holiday season both mouth-watering and exciting.

While you might be daydreaming about roasted chestnuts and Christmas hams, other cultures around the world have their own traditional holiday foods. Whether you’re traveling or staying home for the holidays, this list of holiday foods might just inspire you to add something new to your table this year.

Holiday Foods from Around the World


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Jamie Ditaranto is a writer and photographer who would love to try all these holiday foods from around the world. Follow her on Twitter @jamieditaranto.

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