Some, such as the Yule log and the Christmas tree, are relics of the old pagan midwinter festival.
In other parts of Italy, the ceppo is not a tree of light at all, but a yule log.
Many Yule traditions were incorporated into the Christian Christmas, such as the Yule log.
The French have several tasty traditional Christmas desserts, including the Buche de Noel, or Yule log.
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