• Unfortunately we aren’t out of the park just yet, summer is still a few months away. Until then, we have rounded up some fabulous classic winter warmers for you to try out!

    These recipe compilation features a mixture of fun recipes to try out for various occasions, whether it’s a simple dinner for two, a family gathering or celebratory weekend lunch, we’ve got you covered!


    Winter Warmers: Drinks

    Starting off with a classic of note, Glühwein is a warm mulled wine best enjoyed in the winter months. Originating in Germany and usually made during the Christmas months, Glühwein can be enjoyed with slow-cooked meat, blue cheese and dark chocolate.


    Glühwein Recipe

    Stout Hot Chocolate 

    A boozy take on another classic, this stout hot chocolate is a creamy combination of coffee, malt and chocolate.

    Stout hot chocolate

    Winter warmers: Starters

    Roast tomato soup with cheese toasties

    The perfect starter to any evening, a combination of slow roasted tomatoes and a strong cheddar and creamy mozzarella for the toasties.

    Easy roasted tomato soup with cheese toasties

     Fried Calamari with Lemon Aioli

    If you’re the kind of person who turns their nose up at soups then fear not! We suggest a trendy deep fried calamari as the next best thing!

    Fried Calamari with Lemon Aioli

     Winter Warmers: Mains

    Peri-peri Crispy Tofu with Spring onions

    Here’s one (or two) for the vegetarians out there! This Crispy tofu is a crowd pleaser!

    Peri-Peri Crispy tofu With Spring Onions

    Easy brinjal curry

    Classic brinjals cooked in a flavourful stew until soft and tender.


    Slow-roasted lamb with garlic, red onions and maple potatoes

    One for the meat lovers. Who doesn’t love a slow-roasted lamb?

    Slow Roasted Lamb with Garlic, Red Onions and Maple Potatoes

    Winter Warmers: Desserts

    Almond, Chocolate and Orange Cake

    We have to showcase a classic chocolate dessert recipe, sultry and rich, this is perfect for an end of the night showstopper!

    Almond, Chocolate and Orange Cake

    Sticky Date and ginger self-saucing puddings

    The epitome of classic winter desserts, date and ginger puddings will forever have our hearts!


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    Sjaan is a food stylist and recipe developer for Food & Home. She aims to create mouth-watering images and exciting How To videos on our Instagram, hoping to inspire people to try new recipes and have fun in the kitchen.