What's in season in December? Brussels, cabbage, and a cavalcade of other festive veg all come into their own in the winter. Stock up on your local produce.
Mob's Best Seasonal Recipes for December
Creamy Celeriac and Apple Soup
For this season’s celeriac, we have cooked up a deliciously comforting soup. Topped with lots of crunchy herbs to pack in extra flavour and texture.
Butternut Squash Rigatoni
The creamiest pasta of your dreams using the mighty butternut squash two ways. Blended into a thick sauce and roasted for a crispy finish. Scrummy.
Chorizo Brussels Sprouts
We have perfected brussels sprouts. The key? Sherry vinegar & chorizo. We promise these will hit differently & upgrade your Christmas dinner forever.
Sausage & Kale Pasta
Kale and sausage go together great in this simple, satisfying recipe. Nothing says "tasty" like this sausage and kale pasta.
Miso Grilled Cabbage
Charred cabbage drizzled with an incredible creamy tahini miso dressing. Soft + crisp. The perfect side to any dish.
Brussels Sprout Pakoras
I think I've developed the crispiest pakora about... using Brussels sprouts. Serve them with a sweet, tangy cranberry chutney. They are so good MOB. Seema x
Thom Eagle's Speedy Cabbage Kimchi
Fermenting specialist Thom Eagle's cabbage kimchi is a quick recipe inspired by the Korean classic side dish.
Brussels Sprout Pad Thai
A naughty little alternative to your traditional Pad Thai with charred Brussels and caramelised smoked tofu. Ohhhhhh the textures.
Halloumi, Za'atar and Orange Brussels Sprouts
Charred Brussels sprouts are great, but they are transformed by the fragrant additions of za'atar, pomegranate seeds, orange and halloumi. Incredible stuff.
Pesto and Kale Stuffed Shells
Baked pasta is the most comforting meal out there. Fact. We’ve loaded these giant shells up with Sacla' Basil Pesto and ricotta, and she is a beauty.
Ultimate Christmas Dinner
The consummate Christmas Dinner. Serves 8. £7.03 a head. Naughty roasties, tender turkey, bacony brussels, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce & honey glazing.
Sprout and Chilli Peanut Noodles
The legend that is Meera Sodha came to MOB to make her incredible vegan noodles. Using shredded sprouts so none of your brussels go to waste.
Crispy Cauliflower Tacos
Crispy fried cauliflower, tangy lime-y cabbage and lots of smoky chipotle mayo. So simple and delicious.
Sausage, Kale & Taleggio Gnocchi Bake
Inspired by our favourite pizza from Franco Manca. Taleggio is the best melting cheese. The sausage combo is a dream.
Curry Roasted Carrots and Parsnips with Chilli Yoghurt
Roasted roots to welcome in the new season, can't beat 'em! We got all the ingredients from Aldi for just £4.09 per person. Bargain.
Spiced Carrot Soup
IKEA 365+ food containers are the perfect vessels for Madeleine Shaw’s vibrant, veg-packed soup. Limit your food waste by making a big batch for the week.
Leek and Celeriac Gratin
Celeriac and leeks are layered with a lush garlic sauce and baked until bubbly in this dauphinoise-inspired dish. The crisp breadcrumbs and Gruyère are crucial.
Butternut Squash Chilli
The homemade pittas chips are the perfect tool for scooping up your delicious rich butternut chilli.
Cheesy 'Nduja & Celeriac Steaks
These spicy celeriac steaks make an excellent midweek dinner. The sharp salsa on top really makes it pop.
Curried Carrot Dhal
The most simple, delicious dhal. The turmeric is so earthy and warming. Topped with charred curried carrots and a cooling coriander coconut chutney. Heaven.
Spicy Miso Carrot Soup
This soup is so warm and comforting, minimal waste as the crispy carrot peels are roasted for extra crunch!
Honey Harissa Carrots With Whipped Feta
Delicious, spicy sweet carrots on a bed of creamy whipped feta, perfect with some warm flatbreads.
The lads from Pastore have blessed the MOB Studio, teaching us the ultimate way to make mushroom risotto. So simple yet so effective.
Pulled Mushroom Ragù
The richest, umami-est mushroom ragu you could dream of. Pulled oyster mushrooms replace meat here, and they do it well. Delightful.