There is a great variance in the culture of human beings. However, a unifying factor across the human race is the undying love to stuff our faces until we live in an incapacitated capacity as we snivel on the floor. The Christmas season is an occasion that is aimed at recognizing the savior of Christians who just to feed or overfeed in the world over so as to show how much food they can consume. These foods range from the egg-nog that is said to originate from Puerto Rico to the Portuguese broken king cake. They present an unbelievable blend of the rich diverse culture that holds the world together as we gather to celebrate the Christmas season. Once you taste some of these meals, you will be left wondering whether the chef really thought about your love for food.


The Christmas table in the Swedish set up is just more than you can imagine. The julbord made in Sweden is a ham for the Christmas that has a blend of eggs that have been boiled, mustard, and breadcrumbs. Once this has been prepared, you will be free to have fun as you enjoy the broth from fatty ham. Moreover, Swedish people add meat that has been cured and smoked and cooked from sweet flavored soup. They take this over glasses of tasty wine.

Puerto Rico

It might be a challenge to have a turkey here but you can sure to find a piece of it prepared on the oven and you will not forget about the tasty turkey. The internationally recognized meal for Christmas in Puerto Rico is the Lechon – which is a roasted version of a suckling pig. This gigantic pig requires more than one person to give it maximum attention so that it is properly cooked. This is because it is placed on the grill from as early as 3 in the morning and it is turned slowly so that is fully cooked.

The culture of Christmas in Puerto Rico also offers some lighter meals such as lemon juices, champagne, orange liqueur, and passion fruit juice among others.


This is a country whose eve of Christmas makes up the bigger chunk of the traditional meals of Christmas. However, the main attraction of the country is the sweet and a host of pastries that are offered.

You will also find that the country offers finhoses which are light balls that have been iced with sugar. Moreover, formigos is another highlight of the nation. This is a special mixture of nuts that is so sweet that you cannot get enough of it. It is made from raisins and some honey making it to taste really sweet.

However, the main highlight of Portugal is none other than the Bolo Rei – a cake made in the version of a king. This is the biggest one speaking linguistically and culinary. It has some fluffy meat and the commemoration of the three wise men is best exhibited by the pattern of the cake. Welcome to Portugal during Christmas.