CHRISTMAS Bells are ringing and the celebrations have just started. The scare of rising Omicron might have spoiled the party but food is something that can anywhere and anytime fill a lot of life to any festive celebration. To spice up your vacay mood and add some taste to your winter season, here is the list of food dishes you can try and treat yourself and your loved ones.
Figgy Pudding is often associated with the original traditions of christmas.It is most notably referred to in the famous Christmas carol “ We wish you a Merry Christmas”. A number of Christmas markets offer figgy pudding-flavoured desserts as part of their range.The dessert has quite a bit of Christian symbolism to tie it with a holiday.
Mince Pie is a small round pie or tart containing sweet mincemeat, which is also known as Mincemeat pie in New England and fruit mince pie in Australia and New Zealand is served during the Christmas season in much of the English-speaking world. The early mince pie is known by several names including mutton pie, shrid pie and Christmas pie. Its ingredients usually are a mixture of minced meat, suet and a range of fruits and spices such as cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
Pecan Pie is a pie of Pecan nuts mixed with a filling of eggs, butter and sugar. The variations may include white or brown sugar, cane syrup, sugar syrup, molasses maple syrup or honey. Popularly served as holiday meals in the United States and is considered as a speciality of Southern United States.
Chenna Poda is a cheese dessert from the Indian state of Odisha. This dessert is literally called Baked Cheese in Odia. It is made from well-kneaded homemade fresh cheese chenna. Sugar is baked for several hours until it browns. Chenna Poda is the only well known Indian dessert whose flavor is predominantly derived from the caramelization of sugar.
The incredible vegetarian Lasagna is made with a creamy ricotta and spinach filling also including layers of roasted vegetables and a homemade tomato lasagna sauce. One good thing about the vegetarian lasagna is that it can be made with any roastable veggies.