3 insane gammon recipes that will make you rethink your Christmas menu

Try your hand at one of these!

24 Dec 2014

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? The 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



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