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18 Festive Foods I Can't Believe People Actually Eat At Christmas

I have never, and will never enjoy mince pies!

Christmas is a time for gift-giving, seeing family, and most importantly eating good food.

So, here's a list of things I genuinely believe most of us fake appreciation for, solely because it's Christmas.

1. Christmas pudding

On a gold plate there is a Christmas pudding and a spoon. There are gold bowls in the background and a bowl of cherries.

2. Mince pies

3. Dates

A bowl of dates sitting on a wooden board.

4. Mulled wine or cider

Two glasses of mulled wine surrounded. by various spices and a long spoon. The glasses sit on a wooden board which is on a thick knit blanket.

5. Marzipan

Coloured marzipan in the shape of various fruit in a basket.

6. Cranberry sauce

Two pots of cranberry sauce sitting on a slate plate, surrounded by whole cranberries.

7. Apple sauce

On a blue checkered cloth, a plate with a bowl of apple sauce sits, with a stick of cinnamon and a spoon. The applesauce has powdered cinnamon on top.

8. Everything mint flavoured

On a wooden table there is a glass with candy canes in it. Next to it is a christmas tree and there are red baubles everywhere.

9. Eggnog

Two glasses of eggnog and cinnamon sticks on a table. There is a Christmas tree with lights on in the background.

10. Plain nuts

A white bowl with plain nuts in it, some sprinkled around the bowl.

11. Honey glazed ham

A ham joint with some slices, sitting on a chopping board and surrounded by cut up fruit.

12. Cheeseboards

A chopping board with different cheeses on it, a chunk of bread and a knife is next to it.

13. Assorted chocolates

On a table lays a box of assorted chocolates.

14. Dried fruit

A box with dried fruit in different compartments.

15. Yule log

A chocolate yule log sitting on a board with a wreath around it.

16. Pigs in blanket

A plate of pigs in blankets (Sausages wrapped in bacon) with pine cones, holy berries and sprigs of tree around it.

17. Deviled eggs

Deviled eggs on a slate plate.

18. Fruit cake

Maybe I'm wrong and I'm just a fussy eater. Or maybe you completely agree and we can all finally stop pretending! Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.