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What dishes can't be put on the table on Christmas Eve: the forbidden foods are named

Kateryna YagovychFood
What foods should not be eaten on Christmas Eve. Source: ukraine.ua

In Ukraine, 12 meatless dishes are traditionally prepared for Christmas Eve. Among them, there must be wheat kutia. Also, dumplings and pies with lean filling, a variety of vegetable salads are often served. But there are also foods that cannot be cooked for this holiday.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you what foods should not be cooked on Christmas Eve. You must follow these rules.

What dishes can't be put on the table on Christmas Eve: the forbidden foods are named

The twelve meatless dishes on the Christmas table symbolize the 12 apostles, the closest disciples of Jesus Christ. The food must be meatless. Therefore, you need to give up the following foods:

What dishes can't be put on the table on Christmas Eve: the forbidden foods are named
  • meat
  • milk
  • eggs
  • other products of animal origin
What dishes can't be put on the table on Christmas Eve: the forbidden foods are named

Also, it is completely inappropriate to cook a variety of exotic foods and seafood on Christmas Eve - the food should be as simple as possible. Fish should also be avoided because it contains blood.

What dishes can't be put on the table on Christmas Eve: the forbidden foods are named

You can't drink alcohol on Christmas Eve because it clouds your mind, and you need to celebrate Christmas with a clear mind.

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