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Christmas Menu 2020

7 December 2020

When we think of Christmas, we think of Christmas Trees, Lights, Decorations, Gifts, Family Gatherings, Santa Claus and FOOD! Yes, the glorious-sumptuous assorted food spread to be enjoyed by all! Whether they are home-cooked or ordered, Christmas menus can be a wide range of selections covering appetisers, main courses, desserts and drinks.

We’ve gathered some recipes for you to try at home for Christmas potluck dinners and gatherings. Here are some ideas and we hope they help!

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Cheeses, Fruit & Nuts Platter

Ingredients:

  • Cheeses:
    Parmesan, Gouda, Cheddar, Brie, Blue cheeses – Gorgonzola or Saint Agure, Swiss, Mozzarella, Colby Jack, etc.
    *You may choose all or 2-4 selections.
  • Fruits:
    Dried Fruits – Raisins, Apricots, Cranberries, Dates, Pineapples, Figs
    Fresh Fruits – Grapes, Green Apples, Mixed Berries – Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, etc.
    *You may choose all or 2-4 selections.
  • Nuts:
    Walnuts, Pistachios, Cashews, Almonds, Macadamia Nuts, Peanuts/Groundnuts, etc.
    *You may choose all or 2-4 selections.
    *Beware of allergies
  • Crackers, assorted cheese and light biscuits, or chips/crisps
  • Butter, Honey or Jam for a nice spreading touch

     

    For plating, you will need a medium to large round or square plate, board, or tray.
    – Start with cheeses, then add in crisps, biscuits/crackers, fruit & nuts
    – Other herbs, spreads and jams can be served on the sides

    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace
    Cheeses & Spreads: Gourmet Partner Malaysia
    Spreads & Herbs: Homemade4all
    Dried Fruit & Crisps: Yumtie.co
    Dried Figs: Frutara
    Crackers & Biscuits: Julie’s
    Nuts & Baked Goods: Ento



     

Garden Fresh Fruit & Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet Lettuce
  • 1 stick Cucumber

  • 1 stick Carrot

  • 1 packet Baby Tomatoes

  • 1 can Cannellini Beans

  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs (cut into halves or quarters)
  • 2 cups Croutons
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1 cup Pomegranate fruit
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

     

    For Dressing:

  • Zest & Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • Zest & Juice of 1/2 Orange
  • 2 Tbs Honey
  • 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 Tsp Coriander
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive or Coconut Oil

    Directions
    1) Combine all vege & fruits in a large bowl
    2) Season the salad with salt & pepper
    3) To make the dressing, combine all wet items well and then drip the oil while whisking the mixture.
    4) Toss dressing & salad together and finally add the croutons & eggs. 


    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace

    Vege & Fruits: TGL Resources
    Honey: Abundance Pure Honey
    Coconut Oil: Medella Extra Virgin Oil 
    Special Salt: Basil Salt
    Crackers (Croutons): Ritz Crackers


     

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Pan Seared Ribeye Steak
Ingredients:
  • Ribeye Steak
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil or unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves pounded garlic
  • fresh thyme herb
  • fresh rosemary herb
  • salt & pepper to taste

    Directions:
    1) Season steak generously with salt and pepper.
    2) Heat a pan over medium high heat until very hot, about 1-2 minutes; add 1 tbsp butter.
    3) Place the steak in the middle of the pan and cook, turning every 2-3 minutes, until a dark crust has formed on both sides, about 12-14 minutes.
    4)
    Reduce heat to medium low. Push steak to one side of the pan; add remaining butter, garlic, thyme and rosemary to opposite side of the pan, tilting the pan towards the butter and cooking until butter is foaming, about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
    5) Slowly spoon butter over steak for 1-2 minutes, turning over once, until it reaches an internal temperature of 120 degrees F for medium rare, or until desired doneness. Let rest 15 minutes before slicing (Use a digital food thermometer to check temperature).
    6) Reheat in baking oven for 10 minutes before serving.

     

    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace
    Ribeye Steak: Home Chef

    *Steak Bundles & Combos*
    1) 6pcs Ribeye Bundle – Home Chef
    2) Wagyu & Ribeye Combo – Home Chef
    3) Family Celebration Set – Home Chef

    Unsalted Butter: Kerrygold Unsalted Irish Butter
    Italian Herb Mix: Homemade4all


     

     

Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

Ingredients:

  • Salmon Fillets or Steak Cuts
  • 1 Lemon (save a few thin slices for garnishing)
  • 1 more Lemon – Juiced
  • Olive Oil
  • 1/2 stick Butter – cut into small cubes
  • Garlic – sliced thinly
  • Parsley
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

  • *Optional* White Wine

    Directions:
    1) Season salmon cuts with salt & pepper 
    2) Cut & squeeze fresh lemon onto both sides of the salmon
    3) Heat oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
    4) Sear salmon flesh sides first for fillet cuts and on either sides for steak cuts until crispy and golden.
    5) Flip and sear other side until crispy
    6) Add butter, garlic, parsley and juice of lemon, while stirring the cubes of melting butter around each fillet.
    7) *Optional step* Finish with 3-5 tbsp of White Wine.
    8) Pop into baking oven for 20mins before serving hot.

    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace

    Salmon Fillets: LamboFresh
    *Salmon Bundles & Combos*
    1) Salmon Steaks – LamboFresh
    2) Salmon Fillets & Steak Cuts – LamboFresh
    3) Family Set Celebration – Home Chef

    Unsalted Butter: Kerrygold Unsalted Irish Butter
    Italian Herb Mix: Homemade4all
    White Wine: assorted selections



Portuguese Seafood Mix 
(Out of the ordinary menu + if you’re too occupied to cook from scratch)

Ingredients:

  • Deep Fishery’s Big Seafood in Small Box – Portuguese Mix Seafood
    (only 1 ingredient)

     

    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace
    Portuguese Mix Seafood box: LamboFresh


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Christmas Pudding paired with Dessert Wine

Ingredients:

  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 50g dark brown sugar

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder

  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 175g breadcrumbs

  • 175g vegetable oil or shortening

  • 1.25kg raisins 

  • 220g currants
  • 220g sultanas
  • 25g chopped almonds

  • 200g granny smith apple (grated)
  • 3 large eggs

  • 1/2 large orange (zest & juice)

  • 75ml Guinness stout


    Directions:
    1) Sift flour with spices and mix in dry ingredients.
    2) Add in the apple and mix until well incorporated.
    3) In another bowl, beat the eggs and mix until frothy. Stir in orange juice and zest.
    4) Mix both wet and dry mixtures until combined thoroughly.
    5) Fill the final mixture into buttered pudding pan and cover with foil. Place the pan in a tray of boiling water and steam for 6 hours, top up water if need be.
    6) Reheat by steaming the same way again before serving.
    7) Pair with Dessert Wine and enjoy!

    Shop Now for Ingredients or alternative Food Items at LamboPlace
    Organic Coconut Sugar: Medella
    Coconut Oil: Medella
    Unsalted Butter: Kerrygold
    Guinness Stout: Lavo
    Sweet or Dessert Wine Selections: LamboCellar


     

High Protein Coconut Hummingbird Cake
(Ready-made Desserts)

Ingredients:

  • Zoe x ento High Protein Coconut Hummingbird Cake – 800g

     

    Shop Now at LamboPlace:
    Ento



Christmas Snacks – Cookies 
(Ready-made Desserts)

Ingredients:

  • Zoe x ento Christmas Snacks Gift (Limited Edition Pack)

     

    Shop Now at LamboPlace:
    Ento



A medley of Medella’s Premix Combos
(Premix & Easy-to-make Desserts)

Option 1: Gluten-free Brownies
Option 2: Coconut & Apple Cake
Option 3: Gluten-free Banana Cake

Shop Now at LamboPlace:
Option 1
Option 2
Option 3



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Christmas Eggnogs (Alcoholic)

Ingredients:

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3oz bourbon whiskey
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice & zest

  • Directions
    1) In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the 1/3 cup sugar and continue to beat until it is completely dissolved. Add the milk, cream, bourbon and nutmeg and stir to combine.
    2) Place the egg whites in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat to soft peaks. With the mixer still running gradually add the 1 tablespoon of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
    3) Whisk the egg whites into the mixture. Chill and serve.
    4) Cook’s Note: For cooked eggnog, follow procedure below.
    5) In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the egg yolks until they lighten in color. Gradually add the 1/3 cup sugar and continue to beat until it is completely dissolved. Set aside.
    6) In a medium saucepan, over high heat, combine the milk, heavy cream and nutmeg and bring just to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and gradually temper the hot mixture into the egg and sugar mixture. Then return everything to the pot and cook until the mixture reaches 160 degrees F. Remove from the heat, stir in the bourbon, pour into a medium mixing bowl, and set in the refrigerator to chill.
    7) In a medium mixing bowl, beat the egg whites to soft peaks. With the mixer running gradually add the 1 tablespoon of sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Whisk the egg whites into the chilled mixture.

    *This recipe contains raw eggs, please consume at own risks*


    Shop Now for Ingredients or Food Items at LamboPlace

    Coconut sugar: Medella
    Milk: LamboFresh
    Bourbon Whiskey: LamboPlace


     

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