Lucky food traditions for New Year

Smashing pomegranate can bring good luck

The New Year is just around the corner and it’s important that we start it on the right note. If you are a foodie and if you believe in the concept of luck, then we’ve got some lucky food traditions that you could try out.

  • Eat 12 grapes – The Spanish and Portuguese follow this tradition so as to indicate the twelve months of a year. This should be done at midnight.
  • Smash Pomegranate on floor – The Greeks have a tradition of smashing pomegranate on the floor in front of the door. The seeds will symbolize good fortune.
  • Eat something ring shaped – This tradition is followed to celebrate the year coming full circle.
  • Eat Pork – Pork is considered to be a lucky lunch in certain countries like Cuba and Hungary.
  • Noodles – Noodles represent long life in Japan and eating them without breaking is the trick.

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