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The 12 dishes for Polish Christmas Eve

The 12 dishes for Polish Christmas Eve

Christmas, Food
In Poland, Christmas Eve is one of the most important celebrations of the year. It is the time when the whole family gathers together for a very special dinner. It always includes 12 traditional meals, most of which are cooked specifically for this day and only once a year! For many of us, this is the only time the whole family comes together to share this special meal. Traditionally, there will also be an extra plate for an unexpected guest or even a homeless person, who might knock on doors and ask for sojourn. Christmas is the time when you celebrate and share this joy with others. In Poland, it is not important whether someone is Christian or not. Everyone who celebrates Christmas Eve knows very well that on this day meat is not allowed. Our culture is a combination of religious, an...
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