Photo: Charlotte/Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen
Over the classic Christmas dishes you have every year? Looking to incorporate some global flavors? Celebrate the holiday by making some delicious and traditional dishes from around the world! From soups, to fishes, to sweets, including different flavor profiles at your meal can be a great way to spice things up and get the whole family involved in the cooking process. Check out this mouth-watering list of great Christmas dishes!
Once the holiday season begins in the UK, mince pies can be found everywhere. Charlotte from Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen shares her delicious and holiday decorated recipe for mince pies. For a sweet and savory dish with a bit of English flair, check out the recipe to serve for appetizers at your holiday meal!
Rape a la Marinera (Spanish Monkfish with Seafood)
Miguel Angel from Pimientos Verdes shares a classic Spanish dish served at holiday meals. This recipe for monkfish with seafood, is filled with shrimp, crawfish, clams, onion, tomatoes, saffron, and thyme. This flavorful dish comes from the Catalonian region of Spain where they enjoy it during the Christmas meal. Add a little flavor of Spain to your dinner and cook this dish!
Avgolemono (Greek Chicken Soup with Lemon and Egg)
Elizabeth, the face behind Bowl of Delicious shares this great Greek soup recipe, that she likes to call “the nectars of the gods.” Filled with brown rice, heaps of lemon, chicken, and eggs, this gluten free soup is a great way to start your meal and kickoff the holiday celebrations!
Linguini alle Vongole (Pasta with Clams)
Nicole from Coley Cooks shares a great fish dish to enjoy if celebrating an Italian Christmas with the feast of seven fishes. Slightly adapting the classic dish from her Grandfather’s recipe, Nicole creates this dish with white wine, little neck clams, linguine, garlic, and good ole’ butter. For a decadent way to kick-off the holiday, cook up this delicious seafood dish!
Sweet Christmas Bread
Instead of pie for dessert, why not try a Czech inspired dessert? Sarka from Cook Your Dream shares her recipe for a sweet bread filled with almond, nutmeg, vanilla, and raisins. This sweet festive treat is a great way to end your meal and even use leftovers to make french toast!
Danish Rice Pudding
If you enjoy rice pudding during the holidays, take this Danish recipe for a spin from Kim of Nordic Food and Living. Using a simple recipe for the rice pudding base, this sweet dish is topped with heavy cream, sugar, almond, and a tart cherry sauce for flavor contrast. Enjoy this festive dessert!