i’m not very sober at the moment, as i’ve been drinking since noon. I have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner, all vert christmas-y, and always accompanied by beer or aquavit. and we had carlos I brandy for opening presents. (yes, we norwegians open presents on christmas eve. christmas morning is for having beer with a grand breakfast). and this is just one of the traditions i have grown to love.
yet another tradition is pinnekjøtt for dinner on christmas eve.
And let’s not forget the inclusion of krampus.
This is just a short list of what I consider traditional on christmas eve.
I’ll leave you with this image, from an old castle in Vincigliata, Italia.