Fancy A Festive Feast?

By now, you have probably thought about what your Christmas menu will look like. This might be a spanner in works but did you know that we do roasts over the holiday period including Festive Season Roasts?
Having the entire family over at your place can be a stressful time, especially when having to cater for everyone with different tastes and preferences. At Big Roast, we take all of that into consideration when catering for family gatherings.
We are all about good hearty food that leaves a lasting taste in our mouths. That’s why we’re kicking off the festive season by sharing the best gourmet hog roast ideas for you to try out this Christmas.
Aside from our own hog roast extras which are:
Canapés –mini tartlets, quiche, frittatas and skewers.
Vegetarian options –tomato and basil tarts, goat’s cheese and red onion tarts and more.
Premium salads – rocket and parmesan, oriental coleslaw, mustard potato salad and more.
• and Desserts
Accompanying your delectable festive season roast, here are 3 quick and easy options for you to make on the side.

Cheesy Bread Sticks

This is one of the easiest and tastiest snacks to make when you short of time.
All you will need:
• 1 French loaf
• 1 stick of butter
• Garlic cloves
• Mozzarella
• Chopped parsley
Simply melt the butter in a pan and mix in the finely chopped garlic. Brush the melted mixture over the French loaf. Cover the bread with cheese and sprinkle over the chopped parsley.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F and put the bread in until the cheese is melted.

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

You can never go wrong with creamy mashed potatoes. Everyone loves it.
All you will need for this is:
• Potatoes
• Salt and Pepper
• Garlic
• Parmesan
• Milk
Simply peel and dice the potatoes – make sure they are relatively the same size. Toss in some boiling water and add salt. Boil until they are soft to the touch.
Once the potatoes are soft, place them in a mixing bowl where you will begin to mash them. While mashing, add a splash of milk to lighten the consistency of the potatoes. Add pepper and garlic and mash through.
Transfer into a serving dish and sprinkle with parmesan.

Roasted Veg

For the health-conscious person, this is a great side dish.
All you will need it:
• Butternut
• Pumpkin
• Zucchini
• Sweet potatoes
• Carrots
• Rosemary and Thyme
• Extra virgin olive oil
• Salt and Pepper
Simply preheat the oven to 475 degrees F, spread out on a baking tray and coat with extra virgin olive oil. Be generous with the salt and pepper and top off with rosemary and thyme.
Roast the veggies for 30-40 minutes, stirring them around at regular intervals of 10 minutes.
For more festive hog roast inspiration, visit our blog section where you can find various posts which are sure to inspire you next hog roast.
To book your next roast, contact us today on or call us on 0845 500 4455.

Big Roast
Unit C, 2 Endeavour Way LondonLOSW19 8UH UK 
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