The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 90

GLOBAL TR ADITIONS

EAT, DRINK &
BE MERRY
Ever wondered
how other
nations celebrate
Christmas?
Fermented fish
and potatoes,
anyone?

T

ucking into a
traditional Christmas
dinner is a huge part
of British seasonal
celebrations. But while
food takes a central role
in yuletide merrymaking
across the globe, you
could be served anything
from fermented fish
to rabbit stew if you're
abroad for the festivities.
In much of Europe, the
main meal is served on
24 December, and there's
not so much as a slice of
turkey - let alone stuffing,
sprouts and cranberry
sauce - to be seen...

90

Illustration by Sonny Ross

HOLLAND
Breakfast on Christmas
Day in The Netherlands
usually consists of buttered kerststol
- a loaf filled with nuts, dried fruits
and almond paste. You're also likely
to find fancy bread rolls, smoked
salmon, pat├ęs, cheeses and sliced
meats on the table.
The variety carries on into the
main meal of the day, which often
consists of several courses featuring
treats such as shrimp cocktails, game
meats, roast pork and gourmetten
- a table-top grill similar to fondue
or raclette - that allows guests to
cook their own portions of meat, fish,
omelettes and vegetables.
However, seasonal celebrations
are in full swing long before 25
December. Known as St Nicholas' Eve
or 'Pakjesavond' (meaning present
evening), 5 December is when kids
receive their gifts, which legend has it
are brought by Sinterklaas (the name
is where we get Santa Claus from)
and his helpers (the Black Peters).
Special biscuits and sweets are
baked for Pakjesavond parties,
including 'letter cakes' created from
pastry or marzipan, and pepernoot,
made with cinnamon and spices.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The View National Express Autumn 2017

The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 1
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 2
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 3
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 4
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 5
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 6
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 7
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 8
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 9
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 10
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 11
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 12
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 13
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 14
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 15
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 16
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 17
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 18
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 19
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 20
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 21
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 22
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 23
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 24
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 25
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 26
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 27
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 28
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 29
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 30
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 31
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 32
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 33
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 34
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 35
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 36
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 37
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 38
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 39
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 40
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 41
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 42
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 43
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 44
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 45
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 46
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 47
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 48
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 49
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 50
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 51
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 52
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 53
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 54
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 55
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 56
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 57
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 58
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 59
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 60
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 61
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 62
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 63
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 64
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 65
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 66
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 67
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 68
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 69
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 70
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 71
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 72
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 73
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 74
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 75
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 76
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 77
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 78
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 79
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 80
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 81
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 82
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 83
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 84
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 85
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 86
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 87
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 88
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 89
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 90
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 91
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 92
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 93
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 94
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 95
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 96
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 97
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 98
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 99
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 100
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 101
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 102
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 103
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 104
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 105
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 106
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 107
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 108
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 109
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 110
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 111
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 112
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 113
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 114
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 115
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 116
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 117
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 118
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 119
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 120
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 121
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 122
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 123
The View National Express Autumn 2017 - 124
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/TheViewNationalExpressWinter2017
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/TheViewNationalExpressAutumn2017
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/NationalExpressSummerIssue2017
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/NationalExpressSpringIssue2017
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/TheViewNationalExpressWinter2016
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/TheViewNationalExpressAutumn2016
http://europe.nxtbook.com/emp/TheViewNationalExpress/TheViewNationalExpressSummer2016
https://www.nxtbookmedia.com