New Year's Recipes from Around the World

Whenever it is celebrated, the dawn of a new year is a time for reflection, hope, and, of course, parties. And cultures all over the world celebrate with special dishes that connect them to their traditions and community. We’ve collected some resources below to help you create some new traditions with your own circle of special people.

Sweets are an important part of many New Year’s traditions. Check out these intriguing deserts:

Scandinavian Ring Cake/Kransekake from Norway

King’s Cake from Liechtenstein

Mango Coconut Rice Pudding from Laos

Find more recipes like these in 10 New Year’s Food Traditions from around the World from Global Table Adventure


Not everyone in the world celebrates New Year’s Eve on December 31, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy these treats from countries with a different idea of when the new year starts:

Kuku (Herb, Fruit, and Walnut Omelet) from Iran

Jiaozi (Pork & Leek Dumplings) from China

Chitranna from India

Find more in New Year's Food Traditions Around the World from First We Feast


A typical North American New Year’s Eve celebration is typically more of a drinks-and-appetizers affair, so here are some great finger foods ideas:

Steak Frites Bites

Stuffed Mushrooms

Bloody Mary Bombs

There are even more in 37 New Year's Eve Finger Foods That Are Even Better Than A Sit-Down Meal from Delish

Date: Friday December 20, 2019

Category: Winter

 

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