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Christmas Traditions No. 5

Greenland

In Greenland the women get waited on by the men on Christmas Night – a chance for a much-appreciated break!

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However the festive foogreenland-festive-foodd of Mattak (whale skin stuffed with blubber) and Kiviak (raw small arctic birds, buried in seal skins for several months until an advanced stage of decomposition!!) is a rather unique delicacy.

 

 

In the villages of Polar Inuits, Christmas is a community event. Families like to visit each other and have parties. They drink coffee and eat cakes and exchange brightly wrapped parcels. Traditional presents are model sledges, a pairs of polished walrus tusks, or sealskin mitts. Everyone in the village gets a gift

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and children go from house to house, singing songs.

They know how to make a great party, sharing a quality coffee with friends. Our popular Cameroon Hosnia single-origin is back in stock, order plenty by 19th Dec to be ready to welcome your community of family and friends https://www.tankcoffee.com/shop/home/cameroon-hosnia-400g/

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