Food·Updated on Nov 24, 2019. Posted on Dec 11, 201718 Christmas Food Quirks That British People Don't Realise Are WeirdYou're not allowed to eat half the food in your kitchen because "it's for Christmas".by Jasmin NaharBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Buying a tub of Celebrations and stealing all your favourites before anyone else can have them. Twitter: @saskia_speed 2. And leaving your least favourites behind until someone takes pity on them. Twitter: @HanniTheGent 3. Not being able to eat food from your own kitchen for most of December, because it's all "for Christmas" Amanda @Pandamoanimum December. The month where mums all over the world start hoarding copious amounts of food they never normally buy bu… https://t.co/ZM6ZQt0GxL 07:55 PM - 01 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. Feeling elated to be able to eat pigs in blankets on Christmas Day, and then remembering that you could eat them year-round if you wanted to. Flickr: 30003321@N00 5. Getting a chocolate advent calendar every year no matter how old you get. marissa @marissaclrk mum just belled me to ask if i wanted an advent calendar ... of course i want an advent calendar I’m 18 not the fucking grinch 02:05 PM - 05 Nov 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Smashing a Terry's Chocolate Orange as a way of ringing in the festive season. Twitter: @ameliao39942111 7. Drinking Buck's Fizz in the morning because Christmas it's the one day of year it's acceptable to have booze for breakfast. Flickr: alui0000 8. Having strong opinions about what constitutes a good roast dinner, and harshly judging other people's. MJC @mattjcartwrigh1 Ever see a photo of someone else’s roast dinner and just think glad I’m not part of that family 03:05 PM - 10 Dec 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. Having a special Christmas biscuit tin that it feels a little ceremonious to open. Flickr: sshb 10. Receiving (or giving) this exact selection box at least one a year. Flickr: stu_p 11. Actively looking forward to getting a Christmas sandwich as part of your meal deal. Twitter: @DitsyNagle 12. Buying a Christmas pudding even if nobody likes it, because the fire element makes you feel fancy. Flickr: minor9th 13. Putting brandy butter on pretty much everything Flickr: arleach84 14. Buying packs of Christmas party food and eating them for lunch or dinner instead of for well, a Christmas party. Flickr: avlxyz 15. Putting a satsuma in the bottom of a Christmas stocking. Twitter: @JonathanDeamer 16. Scrounging for cold leftover roast potatoes on the morning after Christmas because they taste even better the next day. Twitter: @its_cursetea 17. Piling all the Christmas dinner leftovers into a massive sandwich to eat on Boxing Day. Twitter: @albertarabbit 18. And without fail, making a whole tray of Brussels sprouts for Christmas despite maybe one person liking them. Flickr: puregin Why do we do this to ourselves?