The Rural Sociology Course “Food Culture and Customs” wrapped up just before Christmas.
As a side-project (read: homework for no credit), I asked students to photograph their holiday meals and share the pictures so that we could all get a little taste of Christmas around the world.
Here are some of the photos.
For the Hungarian Christmas, the student noted: “This “was our “main dish” setting. Not completely authentic, because my grandma recently started watching cooking shows.”
Over to Italy for dessert!
Finally, one student was couchsurfing in Haifa, Israel and staying with an Argentinian restaurant owner: all the weekly leftovers turned into an amazing tapas dinner. She wrote: “This morning at 5 we were making empanadas. Shalom!”
And, in case you were curious about what is eaten on New Year’s Day in Mexico City…