10 (-Worldwide-)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 25 Dec 2016, updated: 26 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Dishes associated with New Year around the world

1. Zōni

雑煮, Ozōni (Japanese)

It is similar to korean Tteokguk dish. It is a Japanese soup containing mochi rice cakes.The dish is strongly associated with the Japanese New Year and its tradition of osechi ceremonial foods.

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2. Tteokguk

떡국 (Korean)

Tteokguk is a traditional Korean dish eaten during the celebration of the Korean New Year. The dish consists of the broth/soup with thinly sliced rice cakes. It is usually garnished with thin julienned cooked eggs, marinated meat, and gim.

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3. Panetón


The loaf of fluffy cupola-shaped sweet yeast bread, usually baked with bits of candied fruits and raisins, originated in Milan in the early twentieth century and was brought to South American countries by northern Italian immigrants. It has become so popular in the region, where it is sometimes called pan dulce, that many countries now export versions of the product to North America, prompting Italian officials to ask the World Trade Organization to designate an official origin for the holiday …

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4. Panettone


Panettone is a type of sweet bread loaf originally from Milan. usually prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year.It has a cupola shape. It is served in slices, vertically cut, accompanied with sweet hot beverages or a sweet wine.

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5. Mochi


Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice. The rice is pounded into paste and molded into the desired shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki. While also eaten year-round, mochi is a traditional food for the Japanese New Year and is commonly sold and eaten during that time.

Mochi is a multicomponent food consisting of polysaccharides, lipids, protein and water. Mochi has a heterogeneous structure of amylopectin gel, starch …

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6. Kokis

(European) (Sri Lankan)

Kokis is a deep-fried, crispy and sweet Sri Lankan dish made from rice flour and coconut milk. Although considered as a traditional Sri Lankan dish, it is believed to have come from the Dutch. This is an important dish when celebrating Sinhala and Tamil New Year and plays a major role in the festivities.

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7. Uduwel

Peni Walalu (Sri Lankan)

Uduwel is a very sweet food, especially in Sinhala & Tamil New Year Season Sri Lanka. Pani Wallau is a Deep Fried Coils of Urad Dal & Rice Flour Mixture Soaked in Sugar Syrup.

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8. Mun Keum

(Sri Lankan)

Mun Keum is a sweet food, specially in Sinhala & Tamil New Year Season in Sri Lanka

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9. Jiaozi

Guotie, 餃子, 餃子, Chinese dumpling, jiǎo zi, jiao zi (Chinese)

Jiaozi are a kind of Chinese dumpling, commonly eaten in China and other parts of East Asia. They are one of the major foods eaten during the Chinese New Year and year-round in the northern provinces. Wikipedia

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10. Pavo Al Horno

(-Latin American-) (Peruvian)

Pavo al horno is simply a whole turkey that has been seasoned, stuffed, and roasted in the oven. It is served in big celebrations like Christmas eve dinner and New Years eve dinner.

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