Christmas dinnerEstonian families celebrateChristmas on ChristmasDay, starting with a propermeal - pork, black-pudding, sauerkraut, boiledpotatoes, pumpkin and steak.It is tradition to preparegingerbreads for dessert.People usually glazegingerbreads. Children enjoydecorating them. Gingerbreadsare so delicious!
Midsummer’s DayMidsummers Day is the mostimportant holiday for theEstonians in the summertime.People dance and sing around thebonfire. Meat and sausages aregrilled and eaten with ketchup.
Valentine’s DayOn this day lovers express theirsympathy to each other. It isusual that on this day everybodyeats heart-shaped sweets andcakes.
Shrove TuesdayThe holiday has longhistory. It is held inFebruary. This is pea soupwith smoked pork. It tastesgood after a long ride oversnow.Those are hot-crossed bunswith whipped creamtopping.Very tasty!
EasterEaster is characterized by warmand bright colors. It is springholiday. The eggs are paintedwith this the onion peels.The bread is homemade. It isoven-baked and very soft.Estonian families bake breadvery often.
Estonian everyday foodFor dinner the Estonians eatpotatoes with meat and somesalad in addition. Black bread isalso important. Bread with seedsis healty.There is always something todrink on the table. Here is anapple juice and milk.