Come December and one can see the entire world gearing up for the year end celebrations of Christmas and New Year. One of the biggest festivals of the calendar year across the world, Christmas is right around the corner and we can’t keep in our excitement. With X-mas trees decorated with shiny fairy lights, stars and bells – markets are all things glitter and glam in the run up to Christmas 2017. From singing Christmas carols, listening to the ancient folklore, and indulging in a mouthwatering array of plum cakes, candies and savouries, there can’t be a way better to bid goodbye to the year that has been. Another major and merry staple of Christmas celebrations are the Christmas parties. This year, if you are planning to don the hat of the host and have started stressing already, then we have got something avoid all the pre-party jitters.
Starting with the drinks, stir up this soothing drink made with fruit juice and warm ingredients like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and jaggery. This Hot Fruit Punch recipe is the perfect treat to fight the chill. You can also try the easy to make and oh-so festive Ek Bar Mulled Wine by Nitin Tiwari. A lovely mélange of traditional festive spices like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg, the Cocktail is a true party starter.
Put together a tray of the Vegetable cutlets(Recipe by: Niru Gupta) made with a range of veggies and flavourful masalas and set the ball rolling for the best Christmas party in town. These BBQ Chicken skewers by Chef Vicky Ratnani, has decadence and festivity written all over it. Missing out on these melt-in-your-mouth delicacies would be a sin!.
A Christmas party without Roast Chicken? No. Can’t happen. Won’t happen. With this delicious recipe of Roast Chicken by Manju Malhi, made by slow roasting whole chicken in a mild gravy, give your main course a star attraction. Mutton lovers can rejoice with the feisty and ever-so festive Mutton Biryani (Recipe by Niru Gupta) and Goan favourite Pork vindaloo(Recipe by Rishika Awasthi)- The Pork meat flavored with sweet and tangy flavours of gur, chillies, ginger, and garlic is perfect for Christmas eve 2017.