Congratulations to us! We’ve made it through December and all the holiday parties! Just one more to go. I find that by New Year’s Eve, however, I just want to relax and “be” at home.
I do like to make a special dinner to give thanks for all the gifts of the past year and offer a toast in excitement and anticipation for the year to come. But I want it to be super colourful and flavourful with minimal work required, much of which can be done in advance. And this menu fits the bill.
So ring in 2020 in smooth and stylish fashion with these succulent cinnamon and orange infused braised lamb shanks in the starring role.
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New Year’s Eve Nosh
Salad: Fennel, Radicchio & Grapefruit Salad (you may substitute orange for grapefruit if you wish – clementines are fantastic this time of year)
Main: Braised Lamb Shanks (this slow braised dish will perfume your house with festive scents of orange and cinnamon and requires very little last minute attention)
Side: Cauliflower Mash (feel free to use frozen cauliflower here to save time – read on to find out why it is especially good to eat on New Year’s Eve)
Dessert: Chocolate Nutty Baked Pears (a little like fondue-on-a-plate, these pears can be baked well in advance and rewarmed; when ready to serve, just garnish with pomegranate seeds and drizzle with chocolate)
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