Continuing our journey in learning about holiday traditions and discovering various Christmas offerings across countries, this time we travel to both the largest and smallest continents in the world. Home to diverse cultures and history, the continents of Africa, Asia, and Australia offer some of the planet’s best in both festivities and food.
In the last installments of Balsam Hill’s Festive Christmas Feasts from Around the World series, you were introduced to many delectable dishes you can taste this Christmas.
Today we will be showcasing Christmas dinners in Latin America that will send your taste buds on an adventure of exotic flavors from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. Read This Entry
‘Tis the season for all things merry & bright… and if you are like me, you might have some holiday parties and entertaining on the calendar as well.
This time of year is so full of magic and wonder and beauty – and busy. So something I like to do to keep the to-do list under control when it comes to entertaining is to tackle a few things ahead of time, and use some of my secrets for easy holiday entertaining. Read This Entry
Our tasty travels continue as we discover a wide variety of celebrated Christmas cookery across cultures. This time we visit two areas of the world known for having a rich history of holiday traditions, the Mediterranean and Nordic regions.
Every memorable Christmas feast begins with a wonderful tablescape. From the elegant place settings to the thoughtful seat arrangements, the amount of preparation shows how much the host appreciates the presence of friends and family during this special occasion.
The art of setting a formal dinner table goes beyond putting together flatware and china; it’s about creating an atmosphere where guests can truly enjoy each other’s company during the holiday season. Be inspired by these Christmas table decoration ideas from Balsam Hill. Read This Entry
Continuing our series on Christmas meal traditions celebrated by families from all over the world, we’re focusing on more regions in Europe: the Caucasus and Central Europe. Traditions like fasting and folk beliefs around food items are prevalent, as well as recipes to get your taste buds traveling.
The Christmas meal is among the most cherished of traditions during the Yuletide season. Across cultures, this feast is made special because it is shared in a warm gathering with family and friends.
Not only is it a joyous occasion, it is a delicious one, too. In this Balsam Hill series, we’ll take you on a journey of discovering Christmas feasts as they are prepared around the world. Get ready to sit down to 25 distinct meals and traditions, and have the chance to taste them for yourself with helpful recipes included from every region.
The Thanksgiving celebration culminates in a meal for which friends and family gather around as a reminder of bountiful blessings. This makes the dining area all the more important during this celebration.
In this article, we’ll be sharing three inspired tablescaping techniques from our Let’s Give Thanks campaign that can make your Thanksgiving meal all the more special for your friends and loved ones.
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Christmas is one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and is observed in many different ways around the world. In Australia, Yulefest is celebrated midyear during the cold months, in addition to the usual December festivities. It’s perfect for spending time with family and friends, enjoying good food and creating happy memories to last for seasons to come.
Take a peek at how two of our lovely friends spread Yulefest cheer by sprucing up their gatherings in elegant “Christmas in July” style. Read This Entry
June is a time when many couples gather and speak heartfelt vows in a joyous celebration of unity. As we go into this month of beautiful brides and bouquets, let’s look into the facts and figures around wedding traditions.
Read on to enjoy a video infographic by Balsam Hill.