Last Saturday we had a Christmas party for our Anthropology of Food course. One of my classmates, Maria, kindly hosted the event and the idea was that everyone bring something that is eaten in their home country at Christmas.
Well, rules are made to broken and I was the first one to do so. I was planning to make this:
... a canape my family almost always have either on Christmas Eve or Day in Australia, though I can't speak for other families.
Instead I made this:
... which we have never had on Christmas, but I couldn't find the pork mince I needed in Sainsbury's and I felt like making the tart.
Juliana also broke the rules with a palm heart pie, which like her was Brasilian, though not Christmassy: