Dish of the Month / La recette du mois

Traditional Roast Turkey with all the trimmings! Ingredients: One oven-ready Turkey 4-5kg butter bacon sausages or sausage meat for stuffing parsley and thyme stuffing salt and freshly ground black pepper. Method: Prepare stuffing/s the day before. Based on the combined weight of turkey and stuffings, calculate the cooking time at 40 minutes/kg plus 40 minutes. Heat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan). Line a large roasting tin with foil sufficient to cover the turkey. Rub butter into the underside of the turkey. Turn the bird over, stuff the neck end…

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The Queen’s Christmas Message / Le discours de Noël de la Reine

In the United Kingdom and in the many countries that belong to the Commonwealth, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without the Queen’s Christmas message. Aired at 15H00 GMT on 25th December, Queen Elizabeth II has been addressing the Nation since 1952, first televised in 1957. In anticipation of this long-standing tradition, speculation abounds in the media weeks before as to the content. In a ten-minute monologue, Her Majesty refers objectively to the major events of her year both at home and abroad and often includes footage of her family and…

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