Sunday, December 24, 2006

Cloves in oranges

I never knew that it was a special Danish christmas tradition until I presented the idea for my Dutch housemates: In Denmark we put cloves in oranges for christmas for the scent and decoration. Often the oranges are also decorated or hung up by red silk ribbons.

My housemates now think Danes are crazy as far as christmas traditions goes...
Illustration and step-by-step instructions from

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Blogger Ash Furrow said...

We did this, too, growing up in rural New Brunswick, Canada. Who knows, maybe I'm of Danish ancestry?

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