The Perfect Christmas Menu for Staying in

Let’s be honest – 2020 has been a year full of surprises. Although some changes have been positive, for some of us Christmas this year might be tougher than others. We’re here to help brighten the holidays! Let’s make this Christmas an opportunity to stay in and cook something that just might become a new tradition! Have a look at our proposed menu – it’s full of fun recipes that the whole household will enjoy. Get your family in on the cooking for an additional festive activity!


Do you prefer something sweet? Or maybe you prefer something with a healthy crunch. Perhaps you enjoy a bread basket before digging into the main course. Whichever it is, we’ve got something to please every palette under your snow-covered roof.

Classic Eggnog

classic eggnog

Classic indeed! The holidays are a perfect time to master the art of eggnog! Did you know that you can add a bit of cocoa for a chocolate version of the drink? For a decadent touch - top with delicate chocolate shavings, sit back and enjoy.

BLT Salad with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

BLT Salad

Share this tasty salad as an appetizer with your family. The bacon and egg slices give it some heartiness, while the mixed greens and grape tomatoes provide a fresh crunch before your next course.

Brown Butter and Thyme Corn Bread

thyme cornbread

Here’s a delicious treat to place in the bread basket before dinner. Top it with a honey sour cream for the ultimate tasty appetizer! Serve warm from the oven for next-level yumminess!


It’s time for the main course. Which tasty dish will it be? We’ve chosen some of our favourite ideas that work for brunch and dinner. These recipes are all fairly easy to throw together and are proven crowd pleasers!

Chicken Caprese Quiche

chicken caprese quiche

This quiche is the perfect mix of flavours. Use this recipe for some quiche-spiration but throw in anything you love! To make it more festive, chop up some turkey slices instead of chicken.

Easy Festive Brunch Bake

brunch bake

The word “easy” is part of the recipe title for a reason! In this recipe we throw together some of our favourite ingredients, mix them with eggs and cheese, then bake.

Classic Yorkshire Pudding

yorkshire pudding

Perhaps you are making a classic Christmas dinner, in which case we recommend this pudding on the side of your dish! If you’re looking for an alternate to mashed potatoes, Yorkshire pudding gives you the soft fluffy texture but with an exterior crunch.

Fresh Pasta in Tomato Sauce

pasta from scratch

Although pasta with tomato sauce doesn’t typically come to mind as a fancy dinner, a pasta that’s made from scratch merits some applause! What’s better than staying in with the family and making a delicious pasta dish from the basics?

Monte Cristo One-Pan Bake

montecristo one pan bake

This is consistently one of our most loved recipes and we completely understand why! Not only is it very simple to make, it gives the illusion of a high-effort dish. Combine its beautiful presentation with the sweet and savoury mix of flavours and you’ve got yourself a success.



how to make meringue

This meringue is incredibly easy and comes out beautiful every time. However you shape these cookies, they’ll look elegant.

White Chocolate Orange Pudding

white chocolate pudding

Made the meringues? What do you do with the left over yolks? Here’s what! A tasty home made pudding with a deliciously zesty aroma. Dress it up with toppings or keep it plain. Either way – it’ll be delightful.

So go ahead and indulge in some or all of the eggs-citing recipes above. We hope you have some fun cooking and baking this holiday season. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!