For those of you who enjoy cooking over the festive season, we have compiled a list of the most popular festive season recipes appearing on Compass & Fork. Use this list of the 18 most popular festive season recipes from around the world to provide some creative cooking inspiration during this holiday period.
You will find festive season recipes from both the northern hemisphere where this time of the year can be rather cool, as well as festive season recipes from the southern hemisphere, where it is summer!
Within the list below the country the recipe is from is provided as reference. You can find a full 3-4 course dinner menu for each country we have featured on Compass & Fork if you would like to expand dinner to a night of entertaining family and friends.
Each country we have featured has many of their traditional recipes on Compass & Fork. You can find them using either the Recipe Search – by cuisine, or the drop down menu at the top of the page under Recipes | By Cuisine. Featured destinations on Compass & Fork include: Italy, Turkey, Patagonia, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Uruguay, both Melbourne and Tasmania (Australia), Thailand, Peru, Greece and Cyprus, as well as Cambodia and Laos.
Most of these recipes are quite easy to prepare. If you can’t find the ingredients locally, please check the Compass & Fork shop, there are links to where to purchase the items online. (Most of the recipes contain a link to the item in the shop as well, so you can find them easily.)
So without further ado here are our 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World.
Brunch: 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World
Swiss Potato Rosti | Switzerland
Turkish Style Poached Eggs | Turkey
Blue Corn Fish Tacos | USA
Pisco Sour | Peru (and Chile)
Appetizers: 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World
Meze Platter | Turkey
Antipasto Platter | Italy
Spring Rolls | Thailand
Entrees (Mains): 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World
Smoked Turkey | USA
Lamb Roast | Greece
Roast Pork | Australia
Sides (Veggies): 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World
Scalloped Potatoes | Peru
Roasted Asparagus | Australia
Creamy Rustic Mashed Potatoes | Australia
Shopska Salad | Bulgaria
Desserts: 18 of the Most Popular Festive Season Recipes from Around the World
Ice Cream Plum Pudding | Australia
Bourbon Balls | USA
Shortbread | Australia
Loukoumades (Donuts) | Greece