Traditional British holiday menu

Treat your guests to a traditional British dinner of roast beef and all the classic trimmings, from yorkshire pudding to roasted potatoes and more.

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British Christmas dinner
British Christmas dinner. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

This Christmas, treat your guests to a quintessential British holiday dinner, featuring a glorious standing rib roast of beef and all the classic trimmings. From creamy soup to roast vegetables and golden yorkshire puddings, the crowning glory of this feast is our luxurious pudding drizzled with brandy butter sauce.

Happy Holidays!

Appetizer
Velvety mushroom soup
A smooth and savoury fall soup you can dish up over lunch, or serve in as part of an elegant entertaining menu.

Velvety mushroom soup
Velvety mushroom soup. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main
Ultimate roast beef and gravy
Treat your guests to a quintessential British holiday dinner, starring this glorious rib roast.

Ultimate roast beef and gravy
Ultimate roast beef and gravy. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sides 
Carrot and rutabaga mash
This scrumptious mash recipe serves as a healthy side dish to a robust main course. Meet your veggie quota with this spiced blend of root vegetables.

Yorkshire puddings
Crisp and golden on the outside, fluffy and warm in the middle – these Yorkshire puddings are a British dinner tradition we can’t get enough of.

Crispy roast potatoes
A staple side dish, prepared to perfection. Follow our method for mouthwatering, golden-crisp spuds.

British Christmas dinner
British Christmas dinner. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dessert
Christmas pudding with brandy-butter sauce
Drizzled with a rich sauce, this luxurious pudding is the perfect way to cap off a traditional roast beef dinner over the holidays.

Christmas pudding with brandy-butter sauce
Christmas pudding with brandy sauce. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workback schedule

10:45 a.m. Make Christmas pudding and brandy-butter sauce.
1:25 p.m. Prep beef. Let stand at room temperature.
1:45 p.m. Make Yorkshire pudding batter and refrigerate.
3:15 p.m. Remove Christmas pudding from oven and turn the oven to 350F. Once at temperature, roast the beef.
4:00 p.m. Make mushroom Soup.
4:45 p.m. Boil potatoes.
5:10 p.m. Beef should be ready. Remove it from the oven to rest, and increase heat to 450F. Roast potatoes.
5:40 p.m. Bake Yorkshire puddings.
5:50 p.m. Make gravy and reheat soup.
6:00 p.m. (or later, beef can rest for as much as 90 min) Carve the beef.