What to cook in December? Here are Buonissimo’s best recipes of the month that you can choose from: Appetizers, First Courses, Second Courses, Desserts, Cocktails and much more.
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Ingredients of the month of December
With the month of December the recipes in the kitchen get hotter, counting down from Christmas to New Year’s Eve. This is the month in which you can buy many seasonal ingredients at the supermarket, starting with fruit oranges e citrus fruits in general, like citrons and grapefruits. Among the most used vegetables in recipes because they are harvested in this period we mention the beetsi artichokesi fennelthe spinach and the pumpkin.
If you fancy a tasty appetizer to be prepared in December you can try the Galette Rosa with Spinach and Ricotta, a very colorful savory preparation ready in a few minutes which, in addition to the beetroot, can be stuffed with many different ingredients. Want something different from the usual fries for appetizers? Yogurt Spinach Chips are simple and quick to make and have a unique and surprising taste.
Winter is the ideal time to prepare i risottos and if you fancy a December recipe that combines fresh seasonal ingredients you can try risotto with artichokes with lemon, hot and fresh at the same time. If, on the other hand, you cannot give up the pastatry the pumpkin tortelloni, with a sweet aftertaste and unparalleled softness.
Among the second courses there are many recipes to be prepared above all baked ideal for December. One of these is the fennel timbale, a particular timbale with a heart of fennel and caciocavallo cheese. If, on the other hand, you want to focus on an evergreen with guaranteed success meat basedthen polenta with pork stew is always a good idea!
December is the last month in which it is possible to savor all the goodness of pumpkin and even among the desserts there is no shortage of delicious recipes that include this ingredient, such as pumpkin brownies which are prepared in a short time and are also an excellent idea for breakfast or as a snack.
What’s better than savoring all the taste of mulled wine in the middle of winter? A hot drink flavored with cinnamon, pleasant to sip when temperatures drop. Want a winter cocktail stronger and more citrusy? Then try the citrus peel liqueur to savor at the end of a special meal.