Christmas in Sweden – Saffron BunsBy adminLucia was a kind girl who took food to people hiding in the catacombs because of their faith. Lucy means light which is very fitting as she wore candles on her head so she could carry more food. This sweet treat is in memory of her kindness and is celebrated mid December leading up to the arrival of Christmas Day.
Christmas in Italy – PanettoneBy adminOne origin story of Panettone, is that of a nobleman who discussed himself as a Baker so that he could win the love of the daughter of a poor Baker. He invented the Panettone by adding eggs, butter, dried fruit and peel to a basic bread recipe, which turned it into a pudding for all to enjoy. Needless to say, he impressed the Baker and was able to marry his love.
Christmas in Germany – Christmas DuckBy adminIn Germany for Christmas, Roasted Goose is a very common dish that is served. So if you can find a goose, use it. However, duck is a lot more common in our neck of the world so why not use this German twist and give your dinner table a tasty mid-winter Christmas treat.
Smoked Eel Vol au VentsBy adminKūčios is the name of the traditional Lithuanian Christmas dinner and is held on the night of December 24th. Christmas time is about family so the meal prep takes a good week as it is a collection of 12 different dishes. Meat is not served but fish is….so try making these tasty smoked eel vol au vents!
Southern Style ChickenBy adminDuring the 1970’s Japan didn’t have a specific Christmas tradition however a popular fried chicken fast food conducted an amazing marketing plan to encourage Japan to purchase their product to celebrate Christmas. And the tradition still survives so much so that most people have to prebook their chicken so as not to miss out. Luckily for us, we have Mrs Roger’s Southern Style Chicken Coating so that we will never miss out!
Pea and Ham SoupBy adminTraditional Pea and Ham soup is nice, but why not warm things up a little more by adding a little more flavour. Using Mrs Rogers Allspice and Thyme, this soup will certainly disappear fast.
Pear and Cinnamon Gluten Free LoafBy adminYou don’t have to be gluten free to try this recipe. It is the perfect replacement for a tea cake. Just imagine serving this slice warm with butter along with a cup of tea. What a yummy afternoon treat.