The only thing that matters every Christmas is getting your stomach filled to your heart’s content with a table full of mouth watering food shared with your family and close friends.
So if you’ve been looking for unique and delicious ideas, look no further. I got your back with several recipes ranging from appetizers to main courses and desserts to make your meal a special one this year.
Deviled eggs with pickled shrimp
This posh looking appetizer is hassle free and sure to impress the guest with its minimalist presentation and wonderful flavour. The tangy pickled shrimp as the topping will surely leave your guests wanting more.
Cranberry and pomegranate bruschetta
One can never go wrong with this lovely dish which has a mixture of spicy and sweet which will make your family or guests fight for the last piece. These bright babies feature a spread of cream cheese, together with a cranberry and pomegranate relish, minced jalapeno and chopped fresh basil on top.
Cheddar pigs in a blanket with mustard dipping
This isn’t like the typical pigs in a blanket because of its freshly homemade cheddar crescent chewy and fluffy dough. Make this and I can promise you that the plate will be empty in no time. You can also make this in advance and store it in the freezer, then cool them down in room temperature before putting them in the oven for baking.
Roasted lemon pepper salmon and garlic parmesan asparagus
You can opt for this simple and refreshing as your choice for main dish which consist of a large slab of salmon marinated with lemons, seasoned with some peppers served with parmesan asparagus as the side.
Slow cooker coq au vin
Also known as the ultimate French comfort food, the infamous coq au vin, includes chicken (optional), veggies, tomatoes, mushrooms and potatoes cooked in wine sauce. If ever a dish was meant for the slow cooker, this should be it. You can also serve this with mash potatoes as well.
Slow cooked lamb shanks with creamy mashed potatoes
Comfort food at its best – slow cooked, melt in the mouth lamb with mash. When cooked to perfection, the meat will fall off from the bone due to its tenderness. All you need is patience to let these babies sit in the slow cooker the entire day.
Creamy chicken alfredo pasta
This is the easily the easiest chicken Alfredo you will ever make. It’s quick to make and sure is lavish in terms of its taste. Serve this to your loved ones and it will be a Christmas to remember for a long time.
Croissant and chocolate bread pudding
None can resist this delicious warm mélange. To make this dessert, it is even better if one uses left overs or stale croissants. All you need to do is cut up the croissants and douse them with a mixture of egg yolks, cream, milk, and sugar and bake with chocolate until set. Serve this bread pudding in room temperature and you’re good to go.
Salted caramel chocolate fondant
Oomph, just look at the ooze! Indulge yourself with this beautiful chocolate fondant. This chocolate fondant will make an impressive dessert.
Classic yule chocolate log
How can you not include this classic in your dessert list? This is a rich and utterly delicious goodness for Christmas. It is also a perfect replacement for those who don’t fancy the traditional date puddings.
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