Christmas is not only gifts, rest and time dedicated to loved ones but also… delicious dishes! Let’s see what we can find in traditional Christmas dinner menu in the UK.
Traditional Christmas dinner
It’worth to know that Christmas menu can be a bit different in others regions in the UK. One of the most popular foods at Christmas is turkey. Britishers usually get a frozen one, next de-freeze it, roast and serve with garnishes as they like. Inside turkey can be also the stuffing, but stuffing can has different versions in others areas. For instance, in North America popular version is chestnut stuffing – chestnut puree mixed with onions, butter, breadcrumbs and herbage. People in Britain choose herb stuffing, mostly with rosemary. turkey well fit to pudding yourkshire. Atypical element of Christmas Eve supper is chipolatas – small sausages with bacon which often accompany the turkey. If there are vegetarians in the family, an alternative for turkey is a nut roast contained of roasted chestnuts, winter vegetables and mushrooms.
Dried fruit and brandy butter are form of Christmas dessert. Different dessert is mince pies – little crumpets with sultanas, nuts sugar and another components. Baked and dusted with icing sugar they seem to be perfect with a cup of coffee or a bit of alkohol for the nice finish of Christmas dinner. Popular cake on the table at Christmas is prepared months before holiday. It contains fruits and nuts and from time to time is filled with whisky. Before holiday dinner cake is douse in layer of white icing. Wrapped in red ribbon that cake looks beautiful.
Key vegetable served on Christmas dinner is brussel sprouts, often with bacon. Even though a lots of peaple dislike it, brussel sprouts very often can be found on the table at Christmas. Other popular vegetable this time dinner is boiled peas and red cabbage.
Holiday is unusual time – also for our nutrition. Trying of typical Christmas foods is relevant part of every Christmas Eve supper. Enjoy your meal!