Nigella Lawson – Nigella’s Christmas Kitchen (3 of 3 inc recipes) – Wed 20th BBC2
Life in the Old Bird Yet? Yes it is the turn of the Christmas Turkey to receive Nigella’s loving attention.
Pancetta and chestnut sprouts? and gingerbread stuffing.
Nigella cruises through Christmas preparation with no panic. She enthuses about the plan of action that ensures Christmas goes without a hitch.
Her countdown starts on Christmas eve, no dry turkey here. Water in a bucket, clove, carroway and mustard seeds, all spice berries, cinnamon. Add salt and sugar, maple syrup, onions – weird huh? Ginger and oranges? Parsley? Has Nigella lost the plot -fragrant bath water? In goes the turkey!
Christmas Day prepare the all spiced gravy. Also the perfect roast potatoes, roast parsnips and brussell sprouts.
Breadsauce to complete the picture. Rum butter, red cranberry sauce?
Gingerbread Stuffing: (recipe)
Redder than Red Cranberry Sauce (recipe)
Rum Butter (recipe)
Release the turkey from its bath and leave to return to room temperature.
All Spice Gravy (recipe)
Maple Roast Parsnips (recipe)
Brussels sprouts with chestnuts, pancetta and parsley (recipe)
Turkey into the oven!
Perfect Roast Potatoes (recipe)
Buy a Christmas pudding and prepare your own Rum Butter. Use Vodka to flambé the pud.
Nigella keeps it simple, stress free and enjoyable? Remember to sit and relax – take it all in, enjoy.
The question is – can we do the same? Merry Christmas Baby!!
Have a great Christmas!
Program Three Nigella’s Christmas Kichen Blog
Program Two Nigella’s Christmas Kitchen Blog
Program One Nigella’s Christmas Kitchen Blog
Nigella on TV in the US
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