Not surprising, food was a major part of a medieval Christmas. The holiday came during a period after the crops had been harvested and there would be little to do on a farm. If animals were not to be kept over the winter, now would also be a good time for them to be slaughtered for their food. This could leave a bounty of food that would make Christmas the perfect time to hold a feast. See More.
This is my "author blog" that will feature personal updates, what I'm working on, News and other features related to my novels, even some posts from my other blog, Historical Romance Review.