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Mulled wine, mistletoe and meat-free Christmas recipes

Posted 21.12.2020

With presents finally wrapped and under the tree, fridges stocked with festive tipples, and Christmas bubbles carefully selected, the big day is just around the corner. 

Despite how tempting a Christmas ham can be, it’s important you don’t forget to prepare tasty alternatives for your flexitarian, veggie, and vegan guestsIf you’re looking for festive meat-free inspiration this Christmas, look no further. We have put together a selection of vegan options that are perfect for Christmas buffets and festive get-togethers. 

Pork Farms buffet

Perfect pork pie pairings 

Our porkless pork pie makes a great alternative to its meaty counterpart. Made from innovative pea protein and delicious hot water crust pastry, your guests can still enjoy delicious flavours and authentic tasteEven meat-loving guests won’t be able to spot the difference! 

To go with our yummy plant-based pickings, here are some of our favourite winter dips and crudités. 

  • Chop up some carrots, celery, and cucumber into batons and grab some mini breadsticks to pair with a range of dips such as hummus, vegan tzatziki or sweet chilli sauce 
  • Have a go at making your own hummus with Jamie Oliver’s super simple recipe, it’s bound to impress your guests 
  • Try your hand at making Fuss Free Flavours’ easy sticky onion marmalade, it’s the perfect tangy contrast to the tasty, traditional flavours of our porkless pie
  • To really wow your guests, arrange your crudités in the shape of a Christmas wreath or tree and add a festive centre, such as this delicious Christmas chutney by BBC Good Food  

Christmas crudite wreath

Image credit: Pretty Providence  

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You can buy our selection of pork pies from a range of Asda, Tesco and convenience shops around the UK.