The Community Herald: Old traditions cherished by newcomers

Maria Fernanda Navorro, from Venezuela.In the Chronicle Herald today, Old traditions cherished by newcomers.

Women from Venezuela, Uzbekistan, Iran, Palestine and Uganda, tell how the Maritimes has changed this time of year for them and share holiday traditions they’ve brought to snowy Nova Scotia.

Maria Fernanda Navorro, from Venezuela, will be making traditional Hallacas, (pronounced al jaccas) with her family, before taking to the streets for fireworks and dancing. 

Venezuelan HallacasFeeling adventurous in the kitchen and want to try making your own? Here’s a recipe for Traditional Venezuelan Hallacas.