It’s Christmas morning, you’ve got a whole day of eating ahead of you, and you might be tempted to skip breakfast, or just grab something quick and easy. However, with all the running around, emotional highs and lows and, the very early start to the day, it’s essential you get a good breakfast.
Try these recipes for the perfect start to your Christmas Day.
A real treat for the health-conscious, they’re made with banana and served with kumquats and persimmons.
Soak chia seeds in milk for 20 minutes, then mix the dry ingredients (sugar, salt, baking powder, flour and cinnamon) before mixing in the chia seeds, milk, mashed bananas and lemon juice. Blend well to form a batter.
Heat a pan and melt enough butter to coat the pan, then pour the batter in to form pancakes. Cook them for 2-3 minutes on each side, flipping as they brown. Keep warm until serving.
Top the pancakes with the sliced kumquats and the peeled and halved persimmons and serve.
Christmas is all about traditions, and this is one people turn to every year. A no-nonsense breakfast of champions.
Fry the small sausages and bacon together in a frying pan until browned. Strain them from the grease in the pan and set aside.
Fry the eggs in oil after degreasing the pan.
Halve the bread rolls, then line with equal portions of sausage, bacon and eggs. Garnish with parsley and serve warm.
Other recipes for Christmas Day
Christmas doesn’t have to be a time of difficult meal decisions. With enough careful preparation in the days beforehand, meals on Christmas day will be a seamless affair. Classic recipes like this glazed roast ham are prime for dinner parties and practically guarantee leftovers in the days to follow. Other hearty, filling dishes to complement the main course, like these stuffed Christmas pierogies, can be easily scaled upwards in quantity to accommodate larger parties, and dishes like this vegetarian stuffed white cabbage provide non-meat alternatives that don’t sacrifice quality or calories for your guests’ lunches and dinner on Christmas day.
People are getting ready for the holidays - but this is no ordinary Christmas. Our usual feasts may be somewhat smaller this year thanks to social distancing, so here are some handy ideas for snacks and bites this Christmas.
If the thought of charging up and down supermarket aisles in the run-up to Christmas sends you into a head spin, try getting the essentials delivered to your door instead with these 16 options for the US, UK and Oz!
Hosting your own party? Send the year off with a big bang with these finger food recipes by Michelin starred chefs. From vegan foie gras, fancy eggs with caviar, to instant-ramen spiked corn, these are the perfect recipes for all your party needs.
Never experienced the heady heights of the perfect slice of the Italian festive cake with the perfect crumb, irresistible fragrant aroma and candied fruit? Then you've been missing out! Here's how to pick a good one!
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.