Christmas isn’t only comps, leisure and time spended with important people but also… delicious food! Let’s get to know what we can find in typical Christmas dinner menu in the UK.
Typical holiday dinner
It’s worth to know that Christmas menu can be slightly different in others regions in the UK. Very known meals at Christmas table is turkey. Britishers often get a frozen one, then de-freeze it, roast and serve with garnishes as they wish. Component of turkey can be also the stuffing, however stuffing can has different versions in others areas. For instance, in North America known version is chestnut stuffing – chestnut puree mixed with onions, fat, breadcrumbs and herbs. People in Britain choose stuffing with herbs, mostly with rosemary. Meat well compose with pudding yourkshire. Interesting part of Christmas Eve supper is chipolatas – small sausages wrapped in bacon which often accompany the turkey. In case of vegetarians in home, the replacement for turkey is a nut roast filled of roasted chestnuts, winter vegetables and mushrooms.
Dried fruit with brandy butter are kind of Christmas dessert. Different proposition is mince pies – tiny crumpets filled raisins, nuts spices and other elements. After baked they are great with a cup of tea or a bit of alkohol for the nice finish of Christmas dinner. Popular cake on the table at Christmas is prepared long time before Christmas. It contains fruits and nuts and every few days is filled with brandy. Before holiday dinner it is douse in layer of white icing. With clared ribbon that cake looks awesome.
Key vegetable served on Christmas Eve supper is brussel sprouts, often steam. Even though many peaple do not like it, brussel sprouts almost always are on the table at Christmas. Other eaten vegetable on Christmas Eve supper is boiled carrots or red cabbage.
Holiday is unusual time – also for our diet. Trying of traditional Christmas foods is important element of every Christmas. Enjoy your meal!