Christmas Foods and Beverages
Pigs in blankets
A cabbage and a turnip
Radish; Noche de rábanos is Night of the Radishes when Mexican craftsmen create carvings from root vegetables.
Yule log (cake/chocolate log or similar acceptable)
The Brothers Grimm “Hansel and Gretel”
Germany. 16th century
Mince pies. Mincemeat pies are also acceptable.
To remind of the gifts the shepherds brought to baby Christ.
Carrots and oats
Milk and cookies
Cake symbolized the log you should burn on Christmas Eve. If the log goes out before the morning, it is believed you will face bad luck in the new year.