The most-awaited Christian festival Christmas is about to arrive in a few days. Have you planned for the Chritmas dinner? If ‘Yes!’, then just have a quick look at the following traditional Christmas meal menu to see that you have not missed out anything. If your answer is ‘No!’, then you can choose suitable items from the list below:
Begin your meal with any of the following soups: Pumpkin soup, Fennel soup, Haricot Bean Soup with Prawns, Turkey Noodle soup, Chestnut Soup, Creamy Mushroom Soup, Classic Butternut Squash Soup, Fresh Roasted Chestnut and Pumpkin Soup, Broccoli and Stilton Soup. Options for soup are numerous both for vegetarian and non- vegetarian diners.
Cookies for kids
Christmas cookies not only allure kids, but adults too for their interesting shapes, bright colors and yummy taste. Famous Christmas cookies include Gingerbread, Fattigmann, Pepparkakor, Repostería, Pfeffernüsse, and Krumkake.
Savory bites ignite your hunger. A traditional Christmas snack menu includes smoked salmon, tartlets, ham and cheese balls, steak and scallion rolls, and puff pastry. If you are highly creative, you can look for decorative appetizers and snacks recipes available online.
You can try fancy Christmas snack recipes such as Christmas shrimp tree, Artichoke and Crab Dip, Bacon wrapped Dates stuffed with Blue Cheese, Cream Cheese Penguins, Candied Walnuts, Spanakopita, Dip for the Stars, Herman Reunion Cheese Ball, Spinach Cheese Squares, Smoked Salmon Mousse, Pesto Torta and many more whose recipes are continually updated on food websites.
The main course of Christmas dinner comprises of the following items:
- Roasted Turkey or Goose or Chicken or Duck or Pork, etc.
- An array of assorted Salads
- Sprouts and potato
- Vegetable side dishes
- Tiny Sausages wrapped in Bacon
- Breads such as ginger bread, fruit bread, and garlic bread
Dessert options seem endless. However, you can choose from these basic and most sought after desserts: cakes, custard, jelly, and pudding (plum, apple, rice, etc.). Culinary experts can try their hands at Steamed Cranberry Pudding, Chocolate Brittle Surprise, Chocolate Decadence Yule Long, Eggnog Cheesecake, White Chocolate Rasberry Cheesecake, iced Pumpkin Cookies, and Key Lime Pie.
Various flavors of wine are served during Christmas. You can pick from various shades of red and white wines available in the markets.
For more on delicious Christmas dishes, check out our Top 10 Christmas recipes.
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