According to Stella Tsolakidou from the Greek Reporter, the best part of Christmas is the anxiously expected Christmas table where Greeks gather with friends and family to enjoy traditional recipes passed on from generation to generation.
The basic Christmas menu differs from region to region across the country with local delicacies being praised from Christmas Eve to Christmas day.
1. Avgolemono (Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup)
2. Pork, Fennel and Leek ragout (hirino me prasa)
4. Kourabiedes (Kourabiethes)
5. Loukoumades (Loukoumathes)