A Christmas tipple

They don’t say “Eat, drink and be merry” for nothing. With the Christmas parties, work do’s, caroling, Christmas fetes, pantomimes¬†and shopping, there is always an ample chance that a Christmas drink can be had. Here we have a selection of some of the traditional and favourite drinks for your pleasure.

 

Classic Mulled Wine

Classic Mulled Wine

What could be more Christmasy than a warming glass of mulled wine in front of a crackling open fire in the run up to the special day?

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Other things you may like

Chestnut, bacon & cranberry stuffing

Chestnut, bacon & cranberry stuffing

This fine recipe for a delightful stuffing would gladly grace any table or Christmas bird. The addition of the cranberries gives a nice fruitiness to mix. Whether in balls or bowls or stuffed into your turkey, don't forget a good stuff and this one from BBC Good Food...

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Braised Red Cabbage

Braised Red Cabbage

Always a favourite in our house to go with the turkey, this lovely slow-braised red cabbage. Great hot with the meal but also a fine accompaniment with cold cuts on boxing day - - rashers streaky bacon, medium onion (thinly sliced), red...

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Brussels sprouts with bacon & chestnuts

Brussels sprouts with bacon & chestnuts

Sprouts at Christmas are enshrined in law, or at least they should be! We love our spruced up with a bacon and chestnuts with a glossy buttery sheen, mmmm. Doesn't matter how you like yours, but your guests will be pleased with the extra...

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Sausages in Bacon

Sausages in Bacon

Call them pigs in blankets or sausages in bacon, no Christmas dinner can be complete without these seasonal staples. Get the best sausages and bacon you can, it will pay off, in the end, to give truly magnificent pigs in blankets. God forbid they don't get eaten at...

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Honey-roasted parsnips

Honey-roasted parsnips

You got the glazed carrots, don't forget the other root vegetable favourite this year, the parsnip! Honey-roasted parsnips - - parsnips, flour, honey, sunflower oil, Butter, , Top and tail 500g parsnips, cutting any larger ones in half...

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