Nothing quite warms the heart spending time with your loved ones and hogging some home-cooked meal. It’s that time of the year where you are in the mood for partying and enjoying yourself with the family as part of the winter holidays. So, when we prattle about food on Christmas, there’s a huge variety eaten across the globe and we thought of sharing some Christmas dishes that you can wow your guests with. 

Plum cake

You know the season of joy is here when you see plum cakes across the town. Also called a fruitcake or Dundee cake (from its Scottish origin), the plum cake is a dense flavourful cake holding dried fruits with icing on top, which is on everyone’s wishlist during this time. So we suggest you bake a plum cake or maybe buy one from your nearest bakery. Relive the nostalgic goodness with every bite of a plum cake ‘tis season.

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Rum balls

It wouldn’t be Christmas without stocking up on dark chocolate-coated rum balls. Drizzled with chocolate or dusted with cocoa powder, rum balls will definitely give you the perfect essence of Christmas. Relish it by any name Rum cake is essentially a recipe or a dish that brings together this holly jolly Christmas.

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Gingerbread cookies

What’s Christmas without gingerbread cookies? Make sure you never miss out on Gingerbread cookies this Christmas.

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S’more sandwich

S’more sandwich is one of the quintessential traditional Christmas food. You can make it on a grill to give that classic flavour. Enjoy your favourite campsite with S’more sandwiches this holiday season.

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Roasted whole chicken

Preparing for a high-spirited celebration? If there is a recipe custom-made for Christmas, it has to be roasted whole chicken. Marinated chicken with the citrusy hint of lemon in each bite baked with peppers, onion is all that you need for hearty Christmas.

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Buche de Noel

Want to ‘sleigh’ your dessert game this Christmas season? Buche de Noel is a beloved yuletide treat to bring that “bûche” to your holiday gathering this year.

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Swiss Cherry Bruschetta

Looking to indulge in some authentic Christmas meal? Dig in some mouth-watering swiss cherry bruschetta to indulge in a hearty meal with your loved ones and make it a memorable one.

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Mulled Wine

If you are hosting a special Christmas menu, then mulled wine should definitely be on your list. It’s that time of the year when we crave some pipping hot food along with a glass of fermented wine. Back in that day, Romans used to carry barrels of wine. They started making mulled wines to preserve them for longer durations. Not even your favorite Rose or your store-bought wines can give you the experience of the real taste of wine like mulled wine. Serve your warm mulled wine with some continental dish this Christmas.

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Turkish Delight

Remember the tIme when the White Witch offered Edmund a squishy delight? Yes, it’s a Turkish delight. If you don’t remember, these candies are sweet gel confection made with sugar and starch. If you like jelly beans or gummies, try making this scrumptious Turkish delight to zhoosh your Christmas menu.

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Trifle Pudding

Last but not the least, your holiday table needs something show-stopping this year. If you want to brighten up your dessert table then Trifle pudding is just the one for you. These multi-layered beauties are easy and fun to make and of course crowd-pleaser. So what more do you ask for?

Rustle up this sumptuously creamy trifle to end your Christmas night. In case you need a  refresher, Rachel’s meat pudding was supposed to be a classic English trifle pudding.

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