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Christmas Food & Drink Matching Guide

YOUR ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS FOOD & DRINK MATCHING * GUIDE * Whether you are catering for hundreds or having a more intimate Christmas at home with the family, make this year's Christmas dinner the ultimate taste sensation with our food and drink pairing guide. It's Christmas morning! It has to be indulgent, though remember it's a long day. Start easy with a buck's fizz, but don't spend too much on your sparkling wine, as the orange juice will dominate. WE FISH YOU BUCKS FIZZ SMOKED SALMON, SCRAMBLED EGGS & ENGLISH MUFFIN SERVE IN "RILA" BY GLACIAL 60Z A MERRY FIZZ-MAS FLUTE, 42P EACH With the first guests starting to arrive, they'll love the sight and smell of hot bacon sandwiches, buttered and with classic HP sauce. Give your guests a warm welcome with a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee. YORKSHIRE! OH, CHRISTMAS TEA! BACON SANDWICHES SERVE IN "CLASSIC" WHITE CUP, £1.37 EACH When it comes to Christmas 10 lunches, a classic 1970s favourite still reigns supreme. A classic prawn cocktail is an easy pairing - try an off-dry riesling to cut through the sweetness of the sauce, or perhaps a pink and fruity rose to match the prawns PRAWN ON OFF-DRY RIESLING CLASSIC PRAWN COCKTAIL SERVE IN "SAYAN" BY GLACIAL 25CL GLASS, 53P EACH CHRISTMAS DAY themselves. It's all about the main event - claret pairs wonderfully with turkey, or try a Côtes du Rhône Villages, ripe, not .8 4 overly tannic, and still has plenty fruit to work with your cranberry sauce. LIGHT & FRUITY REDS PEAS AND CLARETS SERVE IN "BLUE RIDGE" BY GLACIAL 48CL ROAST TURKEY & TRIMMINGS GLASS, £1.44 EACH A richer and darker Christmas pud will require something equally intense, whereas a lighter less sticky pud might call for something lighter. Try classic dessert pairings 11 FRENCH MUSCAT of muscat or sauternes, or PUD KING WENCESLAS SERVE IN "PRINCESCA" BY ARC 125ML GLASS, £1.89 EACH a more fruity moscatel. CHRISTMAS PUDDING 10 What is Christmas without mince pies? Fix up an old 6. fashioned with some of that lovely bourbon you were gifted. The caramel and vanilla in the OLD FASHIONED DING-DONG bourbon will sit wonderfully SERVE IN "ATLAS" BY GLACIAL 110Z OLD FASHIONED GLASS, 35P EACH MERRILY ON PIE with chocolate truffles. MINCE PIES & CHOCOLATE The gammon has been roasting, and there's loads of leftovers to snack on. Nuts, 3- pickles, and gammon are ideal, and something refreshing will pick you up. A cold and tannic dry cider will offset the GET YOUR DRY CIDER SERVE IN "MONDIAL CRYSTAL" BY SCHOTT ZWIESEL 130Z, £2.80 EACH GAMM-ON sweetness of the ham. BAKED GAMMON, NUTS & PICKLE A cheese board is the essential extravagance to your evening. Whatever your cheese board contains; a 3- soft and ripe Brie, a beautiful mature English cheddar, or a stinky blue, there has to be port. Something vintage, or a classic 10 year tawny. ROCKING AROUND PORT SERVE IN "CABARNET PORT" BY ARC 12CL, THE CHRISTMAS BRIE CHEESE BOARD £2.35 EACH SEASONS GREETINGS FROM LOCKHART Catering Equipment BUNZL Thanks for the contributions from: @aquadisiac @tastethenorth @nefamilyfun @the_grazer @anchorcake @christeena1989 @garethkyle @mattfrance @sandiebeach @neilgreggs @s1mondavies @paddie_gal @samcentric @ericlloyd5 @shnickety @pez_sez @christianceriso @miss_archer @theoriginal_BON @MSF @rankamateur @deli_fina @munchemunch @sp_jackson1 @berthazell @kirsty1_87 @darrencollins14 @katie1504 @foodandfrets @k_halliday @fortheloveofish in 10 61 11 10

Christmas Food & Drink Matching Guide

shared by jefflyall94 on Dec 15
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We encourage you to step up your Christmas lunch game this year by matching a drink to everything you eat throughout the day. You'll be merry!


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