What to cook for Christmas?.. 5 Menu ideas

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Appetit Voyage's Xmas Table
Still missing inspiration for your Christmas menu? 

Find here 5 Christmas menus that, I hope, will inspire you!
These menus refers to recipes you will find in the blog, except for the French one. 

Christmas is an important time in my family. My mum starts to cook several weeks in advance to get everything prepared and the whole family participate. This is really an important time where we are together and share. 

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Christmas Log

1/ Traditional French Menu:

Foie gras and/or smoked salmon

Turkey with chestnuts and veggies

Cheese platter

Christmas Log, Bûche de Noël

I did not publish these traditional recipes on the blog, because most of them are long and technical to do. Nevertheless, if you would be interested in some of the recipes above, feel free to contact me and I will send it to you!

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Asian Style Scallops
2/ Seaside Xmas Menu:

Asian style scallops served with basmati rice
Fresh scallops cooked with butter in a frying pan for 5 minutes each side. Add the juice of clementine just at the end. Serve hot with salt, pepper, and fresh cut coriander.
Green Tea Jelly with chocolate truffles and spicy cookies

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Mont Blanc Trifle

3/ Cheap and Chic Xmas Menu:

Chicken liver Mousse served with toasts
you can prepare the trifle in big bowl or serve it in small glasses like a verrine!

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Lamb Chops

4/ Quick and Easy Xmas menu :

Roasted Lamb chops or fast Bresse style chicken

Roasted pumpkin, chestnuts with cream


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Iberico Pork Rack

5/ Xmas with friends menu:

Iberico pork rack served with confited tomatoes, chestnuts and potatoes

Cheese platter

Not enough ideas here? You can also have a look at 2 others posts I published for Christmas:

Plenty of ideas to cook with kids and spend a nice afternoon during the holidays while it is cold outside!
A great inspiration and ideas if you want to prepare a buffet, impress but not cook too much!

MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you will share these delicious recipes with your family and friends!

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