Revealed: our 30 favourite winter dishes

Revealed: our 30 favourite winter dishes


Posted 6th Dec 2018 by Peter Byrne

Coming in from the freezing (and sometimes bitter) cold will leave many of us feeling in need of a nice warming meal

In fact, the survey of 2,000 adults found six in 10 adults consider a hot meal to be one of their favourite things to indulge in this time of year. However, with the build up to Christmas being a manic time for everyone, it's perhaps not surprising that 74 per cent have said they will take shortcuts in an attempt to make their lives easier.

This means Brits are doing things including frozen vegetables, microwaving food and using ready-made sauces too.

The study, conducted by Primula, also revealed the busiest time of the year will be Christmas, as one third said they have less time to cook during the crazy period. To get around this, Brits are turning to online shopping, while when cooking, will use frozen Yorkshire puddings, peel their vegetables before the big day, and also use squeezy cheese.

The study, conducted via OnePoll, then revealed that our favourite winter warmers include Cottage Pie, Lasagne, and the Sunday roast, with the full top 30 being:

1. Sunday roast
2. Soup with crusty bread
3. Cottage pie
4. Beef stew
5. Fish and chips
6. Lasagne
7. Bangers and mash
8. Spaghetti Bolognese
9. Baked potato
10. Chicken curry
11. Chilli con carne
12. Pie and chips
13. Steak and chips
14. Chicken casserole
15. Pie and mash
16. Cheese toastie
17. Sausage casserole
18. Toad in the hole
19. Beans on toast
20. Pasta bake
21. Hot pot
22. Cauliflower cheese
23. Mac and cheese
24. Mince and dumplings
25. Fish pie
26. Corned beef hash
27. Beef stroganoff
28. Hunter’s chicken
29. Chicken Kiev
30. Carbonara






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