Winter feasting, though, is at the book’s heart, feasting in its every guise. We take you gliding through Somerset House and SKATE with a cheese-drenched, alpine-inspired smörgåsbord of fondues and tartiflette, before exploding into Guy Fawkes Night. Game, a British seasonal star, has its own section. There’s an entire chapter dedicated to Christmas baking, treats for Christmas Eve, and things to devour on Boxing Day too. Leftovers are given the Fortnum’s treatment, austere to revere.
It’s not all rich winter dishes either. January may be a time for a new start, and a rather lighter menu. But that doesn’t mean that flavour and joy have to be thrown out with the Christmas tree. It’s sure to be an instant favourite, a trustee kitchen staple, and a joyful source of inspiration for many years to come.Christmas & Other Winter Feasts
is entirely devoted to the pleasures of cooking and eating, and above all, a book about celebration. Eat, drink, and be merry.