Some say that gammon was first eaten at Christmas time by
the Germanic people as a tribute to their God and was often associated with harvest and
fertility. In Nordic countries the Christmas ham is coated with a layer of
mustard, egg and breadcrumbs. Nowadays there are so many variations to it and
in South Africa, we’ve put our own spin on the traditionally European dish.
Our bloggers have been hard at work these past few weeks and
we just simply had to share these 3 gorgeous gammon recipes with you.
1. Roast gammon with cherry and red wine sauce
2 Glazed gammon with a citrusy Clemengold preserve
3 Maple and mustard glazed gammon
Have you voted for in our Festive Food poll
war is on between gammon and trifle.
Leftover gammon on Boxing day? No problem, simply make:
Gammon buns with cranberry and apple slaw
Gammon and caramelised onion quiche
- Tessa Purdon