Are you excited about new year’s? Yes, we all are!
With the streets decorated with lights and hearts filled with hopes and happiness, we are all ready to embrace new beginnings in the most magical and beautiful way.
New beginning demand for everything better and more luxurious, we can’t enjoy any event and festival without indulging ourselves in the luscious food options. The new year brings lots of happiness and joyous moments across the world. There are many traditions which are associated with new years eve, apart from making many resolutions there are a few things related to food also. Some special delicacies are enjoyed in different countries on new years eve. Just like cultures and traditions differ from region to region these dishes are also super unique and delectable and different.
We have come up with a list of scrumptious food which is made and enjoyed as a tradition in many countries on New Year’s Eve.
- Pickled herring, Poland and Scandinavia
Because herring is abundant in Poland and parts of Scandinavia, and because of their silver hue, many people in those countries eat pickled herring at midnight to bring a year of prosperity and bounty. Some people enjoy pickled herring with cream sauce, while others enjoy it with onions.
- Oliebollen, Netherlands
Fried oil balls, or oliebollen, are typically enjoyed on New Year’s Eve and at special festive fairs in the Netherlands. They are doughnut-like dumplings that are produced by putting a scoop of dough studded with currants or raisins into a deep fryer and then dusting it with powdered sugar.
- Kuku Sabzi, Iran
It’s a frittata cooked with eggs and fresh herbs that’s a typical dish for Nowruz, the Persian New Year’s celebration. Consuming Kuku sabzi is thought to bring riches, prosperity, and land fertility for the coming year.
- Tourtiere; Canada
This French-Canadian pork pie originated in Québec and is traditionally eaten during the holidays. It’s a special occasion dish, combining sweet and savory elements such as beef, pork, potatoes, onions, allspice, and a buttery, flaky crust. There are numerous versions of the meal around Quebec; sometimes nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves are added.
- Lentils, Italy
Lentils, with their coin-like shape, are supposed to promise prosperity for the next year when eaten on New Year’s Day. They’re typically served with cotechino, a fatty and delicious pig sausage that likewise represents future riches.
If you are planning to visit any of these places on new years eve then do try out these mouthwatering dishes and taste the authenticity of the areas through their food and cuisine.