Delicious ideas for a home cooked organic Christmas feast
With Christmas just days away, things are reaching peak levels of festivity at Swillington Farm. Our halls are decked, our meat boxes are packed and we’re down to our last two solitary Christmas trees! And that means we can now turn our attention to the most important thing of all. The food.For us, Christmas food is about taking the best local, organic ingredients and turning them into something truly spectacular to share with family and friends.Whatever your centrepiece – be it traditional turkey, a roasted joint or something vegetarian – choosing organic guarantees show-stopping flavour.To help you with some last minute ideas for an unforgettable Christmas day dinner, we’ve picked some of our favourite recipes to share with you: Have you got a Swillington turkey?Read our blog on how to prepare and cook your organic turkey for optimum results. Jamie’s roasted marmalade ham Made using a combination of fresh oranges, marmalade and fresh herbs including rosemary, this recipe from Jamie Oliver is the perfect way to do justice to a Swillington organic gammon joint by packing it full of seasonal flavour.View the full recipe here. Buttered sprouts with chestnuts and baconSprouts are always a bone of contention, but we might just have discovered a way to make sure they go down well with everyone: simply smother them with butter and bacon. Who’s going to be able to resist now? This BBC good food recipes includes butter, bacon and chestnuts for an added bit of festive flavour and crunch.View the full recipe here. Christmas chutney by NigellaNigella Lawson is known for her rich and indulgent recipes and this chutney would make the perfect flavoursome accompaniment for your cold meats and leftovers. Made using apples, onions, cranberries, clementines and an array of ground spices, the recipe is the perfect way to help make seasonal fruit and veg go that little bit further.View the full recipe here.Inspired by these festive food ideas? Request any of the organic meat ingredients in your next meat box or get in touch to place an order.