Tradition stemming from the the early 1400's; origin unknown. The tradition continues today in Scotland, England, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and some remote parts of Canada. It is meant to represent absent loved ones and is displayed proudly, usually in a unique or special vessel.
The colour and variety of cabbage used varies from region to region, however, red cabbage seems to be the favourite.
What a beautiful Christmas Cabbage, Dawn would be so touched!
The Christmas Cabbage makes it just like grandpa was still with us.