Christmas isn’t only presents, relax and whiles dedicated to important people but also… great dishes! Let’s see what is in traditional Christmas Eve supper in the UK.
Traditional holiday meals
It’worth to know that Christmas menu can be a bit different in different regions of the UK. Very known foods at Christmas table is turkey. People often buy a frozen turkey, next de-freeze it, roast and serve with sauces as they like. Inside turkey can be also the stuffing, however stuffing can has different versions in others areas. For instance, in north part of America popular variant is chestnut stuffing – chestnut puree mixed with onions, fat, breadcrumbs and herbage. People in Britain prefer herb stuffing, mostly with rosemary. Turkey well fit to roast potatoes. Interesting element of Christmas Eve supper is pigs in blankets – small sausages with bacon which usually accompany the turkey. If there are vegetarians in home, the replacement for turkey can be a nut roast made up of roasted chestnuts, vegetables and mushrooms.
Dried fruit and brandy butter are kind of Christmas dessert. Other proposition is mince pies – little crumpets filled cranberries, nuts cinnamon and another ingredients. Baked and dusted with icing sugar they are great with a cup of tea or glass of alkohol for the end of Christmas Eve supper. Traditional cake on the table at Christmas is prepared months before holiday. It is composed of mixture of fruits and different nuts and from time to time is filled with brandy. Before holiday Eve supper cake is douse in layer of marzipan. Wrapped in clared band that sweet looks awesome.
Important vegetable served on Christmas Eve supper is brussel sprouts, often with bacon. Although a lots of peaple dislike it, brussel sprouts very often are on the Christmas table. Another popular vegetable on Christmas Eve supper is boiled carrots and red cabbage.
Christmas is happy time – also for our stomach. Trying of traditional Christmas meals is important element of every holiday. Enjoy your meal!