Christmas Traditions No. 5


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


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


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

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