Festive Feast

December 2018

Serving Temperatures
Dish Serve at
Prawn Paté Fridge temperature
Gammon Room temperature
Stuffed Apples Serve warm
Pink Apple Sauce Serve at room temperature or warm
Chicken/Turkey Serve warm
Roast Potatoes Serve warm
Char-grilled Salad Serve at room temperature
Meringue Tower Serve at room temperature

Order of Work


  • Prepare potatoes and freeze.
  • Reserve prawns for garnishing. Make Prawn Paté. Cover and refrigerate.
  • Make Melba toast and store in an airtight container.
  • Pre-bake the Gammon and leave to cool in the liquid.
  • Make Pink Apple Sauce, cover and refrigerate.
  • Prepare Stuffed Apples and refrigerate.
  • Bake Pavlova base and meringues, store in an airtight container.
  • Make Cheesecake, pour into empty yoghurt container and refrigerate.

On the day

  • Chill the wine.
  • Set the table.
  • Skin the gammon, glaze and bake together with mandarin slices.
  • Roast the potatoes.
  • Poach turkey or chicken. Make gravy.
  • Bake Stuffed Apples.
  • Assemble Meringue Tower.
  • Prepare salad.
  • Dish up Prawn Paté.
  • Enjoy the meal and have a Merry Christmas!
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