Tag: Czech Christmas

Thursday, December 1, 2011: Fish for Christmas

Fish for Christmas Some foreigners, especially turkey-oriented aliens, may find it rather strange, but the modern Czech Christmas is closely associated with fish. First they have the venerable carp, who appears fried in breadcrumbs on festive Christmas Eve tables in practically every Czech household. Then comes another fish, this time, however, more associated with musical scales. After all, the word for fish in Czech is Ryba, and that was the…