Christmas is around the corner and the festive season is almost there. As winter sets in, it’s time for a lot of celebration, excitement, gifts and of course, food. If you are planning something unique for your relatives and friends this winter, surprising them with some delicious cuisine will be a great idea. Here are some simple, yet tasty dishes that you can try this winter and enthrall the taste buds of your near and dear ones:
- Parsnip carrot soup – This is a soup which serves as a good starter. You can serve it with some fresh, crusty bread. Parsnip, carrot, onion, butter, garlic, ginger, nutmeg and heavy cream are the main ingredients of this soup. You can add either chicken or vegetable, or both in the soup, depending on your preferences.
- Cider glazed chicken and cranberries – This is the perfect dish for a cold winter evening, and you can pair it with a glass of pinot noir. The combination of apple cider and cranberries tastes simply awesome with the skinless and boneless chicken breasts. Simple ingredients like flour, black pepper, salt, ginger, dried cloves, vinegar, and butter help you make this delicious dish.
- Honeyed winter salad – If you want to include some fresh salad on the menu, consider including this one. Vegetables and ingredients that you need to make this fresh salad dish include butternut squash, parsnips, red onions, clear honey, olive oil, ciabatta, sunflower seeds, white wine vinegar, leaf spinach and Dijon mustard.
- Delicious chicken pot pie – Although this is a bit time-consuming recipe, it is absolutely worth it. Potato, onion, carrot, celery, all-purpose flour, margarine, chicken broth, salt, pepper pie crusts and cooked and chopped chicken are the main ingredients of this dish.
So, what are you waiting for? Don the chef’s hat and practice these recipes so that when you finally serve them, everyone can’t help but ask for more.