Christmas Sausage Roll Recipe with Chestnuts and Cranberry Sauce

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Christmas and Holidays, Comfort Food, Recipes
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It’s CHRISTMAS!!!! Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a Christmas sausage roll recipe. Unfortunately, I’ve never really found a decent shop bought Sausage Roll and I’m always left disappointed by the flavourless pappy taste you get left with. The sausage meat is flavourless, the pastry is utterly dry and the whole thing is so overpriced! I find it astonishing that a humble Sausage Roll is one of the first things you buy for that Christmas or Boxing Day buffet but its normally one of the most disappointing.

A sausage roll can be one of the most delicious things to eat on the planet and I’m sick of being deprived of one of my favourite things! So this Christmas I have embarked on a quest to make the ultimate Festive Christmas Sausage Roll recipe and I’ve come up with a bloomin’ good one too! (more…)

Christmas Dinner Recipes – More than just dry Turkey and overcooked Brussel Sprouts

Posted by on Dec 1, 2010 in Christmas and Holidays, Recipes
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Christmas Dinner, Roast Turkey, Rosemary Roast Potatoes, Creamed Sprouts with Pancetta

With 25 days until Christmas I can’t help but think of what I’m going to do for the Christmas dinner feast this year. Over the years I’ve accumulated a load of ideas and recipes which jazz up the normal turkey, roast potatoes and veg. This year I’ll be cooking Herb butter basted Turkey, Rosemary Roast Potatoes, Honey Glazed Parsnips, Citrus Roast Carrots and Creamed Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta and Chestnuts. Some would say this is over the top. I say Christmas is a time for indulgence so I take great pleasure in preparing and eating this feast!