June, 2021 Edition

December, 2021

December is here, and if you are like me, you will thinking about the Chirstmas Feast and all the preparation that really has to be started well before the big day.

You can always rely on me to bring you a wonderful seasonal list of recipes that will delight and impress your family and friends, so scroll down for yummy recipes.

Christmas Preparation

Yes, it is that time of year where we really have to prepare those Christmas treats early. I have put together a list of recipes that need extra time to get the best results this coming Christmas. So, whether you are a newbee baking your first Christmas cake or Mince Pies, or you are an old hand, it is now time to start!

The Recipes

Lobster bisque ready to eat
Lobster Bisque

6 Portions

Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes

A slice ofPigeon Terrine
Pigeon Terrine

1 litre terrine (8-12 Portions)

Prep: 30-40 minutes plus 2 hours marinating
Cook: 1½ hours

Stuffed Crab Claws with Spicy Crab and Papaya Salad
Stuffed Crab Claws

12 Stuffed Crab Claws

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Spicy Flat Iron Steak servered with salad and bread
Spicy Flat Iron Steak

4 Portions

Prep: 15 minutes plus minimum 4-12 hours marinating
Cook: 5 minutes

Raw Broad Bean Dip served with home made Grissini.
Raw Broad Bean Dip

Portions: 2-4 (the amount depends on the size of the broad beans)

Prep: 30-40 minutes

Whole Roasted Cauliflower ready to serve.
Whole Roasted Cauliflower

4 Portions as a main or 6 if served with a selection of dishes

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 50-60 minutes

Seasonal Recipe Ideas

Sarah's Seasonal Recipe List has been updated with great ideas, which can be found below. Also, we have the December's guide to the best seasonal produce. It is our "What to eat now" guide for those who are looking to get the most out of their local ingredients. There are Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere articles.

Next issue

We are looking forwards to an updated December edition around the 15th, so keep you eye out for it. Also, please feel free to reach out to us about the new site. Simply pop over to Twitter or Facebook and send us a message.

Enjoy!

The bare ingredients team.