Christmas isn’t only comps, rest and whiles spended with loved ones but also… fantastic dishes! Let’s see what is in traditional Christmas Eve supper in the UK.
Traditional Christmas dinner
It’worth to know that Christmas foods can be a bit different depending on regions of the UK. Very known meals at Christmas table is turkey. Britishers often get a frozen turkey, then thaw it, roast and serve with sauces as they like. Inside turkey can be also the stuffing, however stuffing can be different in different regions. For instance, in north part of America popular choice is chestnut stuffing – puree with chestnut mixed with onions, butter, breadcrumbs and herbage. People in Britain choose stuffing with herbs, mostly with rosemary. Meat well compose with pudding yourkshire. Unusual part of Christmas Eve supper is chipolatas – little sausages in bacon which often surround the turkey. If there are vegetarians in the family, an alternative for turkey is a nut roast made up of roasted chestnuts, winter vegetables and mushrooms.
Dried fruit and brandy butter are kind of Christmas pudding. Other dessert is mince pies – tiny pies filled sultanas, nuts spices and other elements. After baked they seem to be great with a cup of tea or glass of alkohol for the nice finish of Christmas Eve supper. Traditional cake on the Christmas table is prepared months before Christmas. It contains mixture of fruits and different nuts and from time to time is „fed” with whisky. Before Christmas Eve supper it is enrobed in layer of marzipan. With clared band that cake looks beautiful.
Key vegetable given on Christmas Eve supper is brussel sprouts, often steam. Although a lots of residents of UK dislike it, brussel sprouts very often can be found on the Christmas table. Another eaten vegetable this time Eve supper is boiled peas and red cabbage.
Christmas is nice time – also for our stomach. Tasting of typical Christmas meals is relevant part of every Christmas. Enjoy your meal!