Perfect roast dinner accompaniments

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A roast dinner -always one of the most exciting meals to eat – is never complete without an assortment of sides and accompaniments.

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This is a summary of the recipes for dishes that I tend to include when I cook a roast. I have posted these recipes previously but several people have asked if I could include a summary of them together – and I am most happy to oblige.

Perfect accompaniments to a roast dinner

Yorkshire puddings: the secrets to perfect Yorkshire Puddings every time is here

For the best carrots (honeyed, with parsley and just a hint of optional truffle!): my ultimate carrots

For a fabulous Brussels sprouts dish: my perfect Brussels sprouts
This dish also works brilliantly with shredded Savoy cabbage.

For the very best roast potatoes every time: perfect roast potatoes

For the most delicous gravy to bring everything together: gravy

For the best pigs in blankets, glazed with honey and thyme and stuffed with apricots and cranberry sauce: pigs in blankets

For my favourite stuffing (inside the meat and/or cooked separately), which includes herbs, apricots, nuts and sausagemeat: stuffing

Author: Philip

Finalist on Britain’s Best Home Cook (BBC Television 2018). Published recipe writer with a love of growing fruit & veg, cooking, teaching and eating good food.

4 thoughts on “Perfect roast dinner accompaniments”

  1. Perfect timing for this type of post, when the weather is still so miserable outside and nothing beats a hearty dinner with “all the sides” – those pigs in blankets are screaming my name….


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