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 and in South Africa, we’ve put our own spin on the traditionally European dish.
Check out these 3 gorgeous gammon recipes that will leave you licking your lips!
1. Roast gammon with cherry and red wine sauce
2. Glazed gammon with a citrusy Clemengold preserve
3. Maple and mustard glazed gammon
Leftover gammon on Boxing Day? No problem, simply make:
Gammon buns with cranberry and apple slaw
Gammon and caramelised onion quiche
WATCH: Gammon and Cheddar croissant bake
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