Top 5 Winter Recipes. It’s time to get excited about winter comfort food. From a seasonal soup, to classic lamb ragu, fiery prawn curry, a traditional Sunday roast and choc molten dessert – we’ve got the 5 best cool weather recipes covered.
With winter finally here and rainy weekends indoors in sight, it’s a perfect time to get in touch with your inner master-chef.
Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal, dinner party menu planner or a sweet treat to indulge in after a long, cold day – our pick of winter recipes will have you wanting more.
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.
Ragu of Lamb Shank with Pumpkin and Caramelised Garlic
Now is the perfect time to master a classic Italian recipe. Slow-cooked to perfection this melt-in-your-mouth ragu makes a perfect pasta sauce or hearty pie filing. A labour of love, once you’ve mastered this recipe you’ll never look back.
Prawn Curry with Carrot Sambal
Sambal is a spicy relish popular in Southeast Asia. Traditionally, its main ingredient is chilli but the carrots in this recipe bring a milder flavour to this popular side dish, which means it’s great for the whole family, young and old.
Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Roasted Quince
With more time spent indoors this season, bring back the traditional family roast with this classic slow-cook recipe. Drizzled in honey, wine and spices, and slow roasted in the oven, this leg of lamb is easy to cook and will make a meal to remember.
Chocolate Molten Desserts
There’s no better way to stay warm after a long cold, wet winter’s day then with a gooey, hot chocolate pudding. Great for dinner parties or just for a weeknight treat, these little gems can be made in advance when time is sparse.