With over 15 years of creating the perfect Christmas dinners, we caught up with Exec Chef, Wayne Pike to find out his top tips for this year’s festive offerings, starting with the all time British classic, the Christmas pudding.
Whilst we find it hard to imagine a life without Christmas pudding, we have it on good authority that it hasn’t always been such a merry affair.
This stodgy, spiced, suet sweet was one barred from appearing on UK dinner plates by 17th century statesman Thomas Cromwell, who believed the festive season was for fasting and outlawed all feasting.
We’re certain we won’t see the Christmas pudding vanquished anytime soon, but there’s certainly no point in hanging around. Time to find out how to make this year’s perfect Christmas pudding.