Top 10 Winter Recipes

By Efrosini Costa

Top 10 Winter Recipes

Top 10 Winter recipes. As winter creeps it’s way in, we help you prepare for the crisp days and long cold nights ahead with these warming recipes.

Kale & Poached Egg Bruschetta 

This winter-inspired breakfast is anything but boring. Use in-season kale instead of spinach for a tasty side to poached eggs. Serve on toasted sourdough for the perfect breakfast bruschetta that’s good for you too.

Fennel Soup with Winter Greens and Bacon

What better way to kick off the winter months then with this seasonal soup. Fresh fennel is available from autumn to early spring. Buy tight, compact, medium-sized bulbs with nice green sprigs that you can use for garnishing. Serve with warm bread rolls or toast.

Pickled Pork Toasted Sandwich

Dripping with melted gruyere, this warm toasted sandwich is a quick and easy way to fill up the whole family and use up your homemade pickled pork. Perfect for when winter-cravings kick in on a lazy weekend.

Ploughman’s Lunch 

This traditional British lunch is an homage to the fare of years gone by. Take advantage of those sunny-winter days and pack this ploughman’s lunch in a basket for a great picnic lunch outdoors.

Chargrilled Calamari with Chickpeas 

Who said salads are only for summer? This warm salad is a quick and easy weeknight meal for a crisp evening. Serve with crusty bread to soak up the smokey, spicy flavours in the dish.

Massaman Chicken Curry

Nothing says winter more than a spicy curry.Traditionally made with beef and slow cooked until tender, this recipe uses chicken for a faster approach to delicious Massaman Curry, perfect for a mid-week meal.

Slow-Roasted Pork Belly with Spinach

Warm up your weekend with this succulent slow-roasted pork recipe, perfect for weekend entertaining. Serve with plenty of boiled rice, water spinach and soy sauce for dipping. The perfect excuse to gather friends around.

Beef Rib Roast with Horseradish Gravy

As the cold-weather causes us to retreat inside, family gatherings around the table become more popular. A twist on a family classic, this beef rib roast is bursting with flavour, served with Jerusalem artichokes, pickled onions, and a tangy horseradish cream.

Hazelnut Fudge with Vanilla Cream

This delectable chocolate fudge recipe is perfect with a sprinkling of crushed hazelnut praline and a generous dollop of vanilla cream. Served with a glass of frangelico it will help you get through the cold winter nights.

Winter Mulled Wine

There’s nothing better than a hot spicy drink to warm you up on a cold night.  Mulled wine is the traditional drink of winter. It is usually made from cooking red wine and adding a variety of warming flavours. Enjoy yours with a piece of your favourite dark chocolate.


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