In Sweden, fika is more or less culturally mandated.
Seth Unger is executive producer of the Food Film Fest, but his mailman is one of hundreds of people who know him as the source of an aromatic orange loaf baked in his Brooklyn Heights kitchen each December.
Right now observant Muslims everywhere are fasting from sunrise to sunset. But each night, families and communities gather for evening prayers and sumptuous spreads.
For New York’s Italians, Christmas Eve means seafood.
Many Japanese, whether at home or abroad, feel the day would not be complete without at least some components of the highly scripted and elaborate osechi meal