The only two words that pair up better than ‘salt’ and ‘pepper’ are ‘Christmas’ and ‘July’, and speaking of culinary terms, we’re here to spoil you with festive feasts that your ears will love the sound of almost as much as your stomach will love the taste of.
Whether you’re planning a Christmas in July party or just craving some holiday comfort food, these Christmas in July menu ideas inspired by famous chefs will bring some culinary magic to your table. Each menu includes a starter, main course, and a decadent dessert. We hope your appetite is ready to match the desire of your eyes!
Menu 1: Indulgence à la Jamie Oliver
- Starter: Tomato Soup Extraordinaire
The robust flavours of ripe tomatoes shine in Jamie Oliver’s classic tomato soup, serving as a hearty and satisfying start to your festive meal.
- Main Course: Lemon-Infused Roast Chicken with Rosemary Roast Potatoes
A perennial favourite, the roast chicken, is rejuvenated with a zesty lemon infusion. Paired with rosemary roast potatoes, this main course is sure to be a hit.
- Dessert: Chocolate and Orange Cake
End your culinary journey on a sweet note with this epic cake. With its rich, chocolatey goodness accented with a citrusy hint of orange, this dessert is a show-stopper.
Menu 2: A Taste of Spanish Flavours with José Andrés
- Starter: Classic Gazpacho
This refreshing and flavourful Spanish soup by Jose Andres, served chilled, is a fantastic kick-off to your festive feast.
- Main Course: Traditional Paella Valenciana
Immerse your guests in a Spanish culinary experience with this traditional Paella Valenciana, a vibrant dish packed with chicken, rabbit, and a medley of colourful veggies.
- Dessert: Creamy and Delicious Flan
This caramel-topped, creamy custard dessert is a Spanish classic that will perfectly round off your Christmas in July feast.
Menu 3: A Taste of Elegance with Gordon Ramsay
- Starter: Smoked Salmon and Avocado Terrine
Kickstart your festive feast with this exquisite starter. It’s a refreshing yet flavourful dish that will undoubtedly impress your guests.
- Main Course: Signature Beef Wellington
Experience the elegance of Gordon Ramsay’s Beef Wellington. The delectable combination of juicy fillet steak, duxelles, Parma ham, and puff pastry makes this dish a surefire winner.
- Dessert: Irresistible Sticky Toffee Pudding
Complete your Christmas in July celebration with this irresistibly sweet British classic. Its rich and sticky flavours are sure to make your guests swoon.
Menu 4: Italian Feasting with Giada De Laurentiis
- Starter: Classic Bruschetta
A quintessential Italian starter, the Bruschetta, provides a fresh and vibrant beginning to your feast with its medley of tomatoes, garlic, and basil.
- Main Course: Chicken Parmesan
Dive into the deep flavours of Italy with Giada’s Chicken Parmesan. Crispy breaded chicken served with spaghetti marinara makes this a comforting, hearty dish.
- Dessert: Tiramisu
End your Italian feast on a high note with this iconic coffee-flavoured dessert. This rich and creamy treat is the perfect culmination of your Christmas in July celebration.
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