You should know that Christmas dinner can be slightly different in others areas of the UK. One of the most popular dishes at Christmas table is turkey. Britishers often get a frozen turkey, then de-freeze it, roast and serve with sauces as they wish. Inside turkey can be also the stuffing, however stuffing can has different versions in others regions. E.g., in north part of America known choice is chestnut stuffing – puree with chestnut mixed with onions, butter, breadcrumbs and herbs. Residents of British prefer herb stuffing, mostly with thyme. Turkey well fit to roast potatoes. Interesting element of Christmas Eve supper is pigs in blankets – little sausages wrapped in bacon which often accompany the turkey. In case of vegetarians in home, the replacement for turkey is a nut roast made up of roasted chestnuts, vegetables and mushrooms.
Dried fruit and brandy butter are kind of Christmas pudding. Other dessert is mince pies – tiny pies with sultanas, nuts cinnamon and other ingredients. Baked and dusted with icing sugar they seem to be great with a cup of coffee or a bit of wine for the nice finish of Christmas dinner. Traditional cake on the table at Christmas is prepared months before Christmas. It contains mixture of fruits and nuts and from time to time is filled with brandy. Before Christmas Eve supper cake is douse in layer of marzipan. With red band that sweet looks gorgeous.
Important vegetable served on Christmas Eve supper is brussel sprouts, often with bacon. Even though a lots of peaple do not like it, brussel sprouts almost always are on the table at Christmas. Another eaten vegetable on Christmas dinner is boiled carrots and red cabbage.
Christmas is amazing time – also for our diet. Trying of traditional Christmas meals is relevant element of every Christmas Eve supper. Enjoy your meal!