• Mulled wine
Hot wine with spices drunk at Christmas time
A green plant that grows on trees, with small, white fruits and pale yellow flowers. Mistletoe is often used as a Christmas decoration, and it is traditional to kiss someone under it.
• Christmas cracker
A tube of brightly coloured paper, usually given at Christmas parties that makes a noise when pulled apart by two people and contains small presents
A substance used to make food or drink sweet without using sugar
• Mince pies
Small pies eaten at Christmas, made with dried fruit and spices