These meat pies, are true minced meat pies, filled with ground meat–lamb or beef–and dried plums, currants, spices, and a Cointreau marmalade on top.
Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.
Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.
A traditional recipe on Christmas Eve in Portugal, this dish of salt cod, potatoes, and cabbage is drizzled with a garlic oil and topped with hard-boiled eggs.
Slices of sponge cake are dipped in a sugar syrup, drizzled with a custard sauce, and sprinkled with cinnamon in this Portuguese Christmas tradition.
Ham glazed with cranberry fruit cocktail provides a tart sweet combination. Garnish with cranberries and oranges for a colorful holiday main course.
Golden caramels — literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and topping. Decorate each caramel square with a bit of 24-karat gold for a glitter look.
A favorite holiday dish, beef Wellington is beef fillet is slathered with pate, covered in a dice of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked.
Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!
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