Friday, 2 December 2011
Get creative this Christmas Original festive recipe ideas
Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts, Potatoes and Ham, served on Sourdough Toasted Bread - Surprise guests with this fresh take on Brussels Sprouts. Boiled until just soft and served on top of toast with ham, Brussels make a wonderful light starter.
Xanthe Clay’s Beetroot-stained Smoked Salmon with beetroot and walnuts – this modern alternative to the traditional smoked salmon starter is great for adding a splash of colour on the festive table
Japanese style Radish and Rare Beef Roll-ups - Featuring ruby red radishes and bright green water cress, these delicious canapés are the perfect colours for a Christmas party spread.
Creamed Brussels sprouts with nutmeg – creamy and full of flavour, this delicious side dish will have even the most adamant Brussels haters begging for more
Tenderstem® with Hazelnut & Orange Butter – Christmas memories are filled with bowls of nuts by the fire and oranges in the bottom of your stocking and this recipe uses both these flavours to create a delicious modern side dish
Jo Pratt’s Tenderstem®, Chantenay Carrot and Brussel Sauté - mix the Brussels up a bit this year with this yummy vegetable sauté
Pink Lady® Apple and Mincemeat Tarts - A lighter alternative to traditional mice pies, these simple tarts combine melt in the mouth pastry filled with fresh apples and mincemeat to give a really fresh twist to a Christmas classic.
Beetroot, Raisin & Stem Ginger Pudding – This is a fabulous wintery pudding for those looking for an alternative to the traditional Christmas pud, and with a bit of custard drizzled on top, looks almost exactly the same.
Love your leftovers
Brussels Sprout and Chopin Potato Croquettes – these tasty croquettes are a great way to use up leftover sprouts
Shallot and Sprout Bubble and Squeak Cakes – use up left over roast potatoes and sprouts with these tasty bubble and squeak cakes. Great with cold turkey and cranberry sauce!
Diana Henry’s Tenderstem® Nasi Goreng - Spice up Boxing Day and beyond with Diana Henry’s Tenderstem® Nasi Goreng. This recipe is guaranteed to be a family favourite and can be easily adapted to suit what you already have in the house i.e. a lot of left over turkey!
Recipes provided by:
Beetroot – www.lovebeetroot.co.uk
Love Your Greens (sprouts) – www.loveyourgreens.co.uk
Pink Lady® apples – www.pinkladyapples.co.uk
Radish – www.loveradish.co.uk
Tenderstem® broccoli – www.tenderstem.co.uk
UK Shallots – www.ukshallot.com