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Can you indulge in Xmas in July? Yes, you can have the feast you want and you can also go to the gym everyday to burn those calories.

There is no big risk for getting fat during Xmas in July.

The reason is that the holiday is a time for enjoying delicious food with your family and not on restricted diet.

What are the must eat in Xmas In July?

  • Cooked plantain
  • Edible mushroom
  • Curried chilies
  • Mushroom puree
  • Ramadan Mallow
  • Eggplant steamed with pomegranate
  • Eggplant and chickpea stew
  • Eggplant and chickpea stew stuffed with pomegranate seeds
  • Eggplant balls
  • Eggplant tagine
  • Vegetable Mound
  • Yam (hot)
  • Eggplant stuffed with stewed chickpeas
  • Eggplant stuffed with stewed lamb
  • Rice pudding
  • Yogurt stuffed plantain
  • Carrot and cumin stuffed spinach
  • Green bean couscous
  • Broccoli and cheese gratin
  • Rice pudding stuffed cabbage

How to make Xmas In July Food

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1. Catch the festive spirit

Get an early start for making Xmas in July food so you are not last. Just make Xmas in July food before the festival. The most famous Xmas in July food is eggplant and chickpea stew.

You can prepare it on the night before the festival.

2. Traditional foods

The traditional Xmas in July food is also traditional dishes that can be prepared on that day. It is not just limited to Xmas in July.

The food should have only one theme, so the new dishes need to have the same theme.

3. Incorporate chilled veggies

Ice packs or ice water are important if you need to eat Xmas in July food with chilled vegetables. Stretching the food helps to keep it softer.

It is also a good way of eating Xmas in July food when it is hot outside.

4. The holiday makes people smaller

As stated earlier, it is a time to eat good food with your family. In such a situation, it is not recommended to drink much alcohol.

The reason is because it makes people smaller and hungry at the same time.

5. Pick the right food

If you want to prepare Xmas in July food, you should pick the food according to the theme of the festival. Instead of making bread, vegetables should be the main food.

The traditional Xmas in July food includes:

  • Eggs, mushrooms, hot peppers, boiled eggs, and stuffed eggplant
  • Eggplant and chickpea stew
  • Jams
  • Kimchee
  • Paella
  • Enchiladas
  • Lasagne
  • Carrot and cumin stuffed spinach
  • Spinach and cumin stuffed cabbage
  • Rice pudding

6. Prepare homemade gifts

To show your love to your family, you can prepare homemade gifts. You can prepare gifts such as:

  • Stuffing eggplants and chickpea stew
  • Decorating hard-boiled eggs
  • Making clay pots
  • Using recycled waste paper to make decorations
  • Making paper gifts

These Xmas in July food ideas are perfect if you are having a party at your house.

Crispy white chocolate

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  • 300 g (1 ½ cups) white chocolate
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • 2 Tbsp coconut


  1. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Remove from heat and add the icing sugar and coconut. Stir until fully combined. Use a spatula to get rid of any large lumps.
  2. Pour the chocolate into a large, shallow bowl, then refrigerate until it’s firm, about 20 minutes.
  3. Top with a sprinkling of dried coconut and sea salt, then slice in small, neat squares.

Makes around 18 squares

Almond spinach dip

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  • 3 large handfuls of spinach, finely chopped
  • 3 large handfuls of almonds, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • A pinch of kosher salt
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • ½ tsp tahini paste
  • A pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ½ cup chopped basil


  1. In a blender, combine the spinach, almonds, lemon juice, garlic, salt, maple syrup, miso paste and olive oil until blended. Blend again until smooth and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the parsley and basil, season with the pepper and serve.

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  • 25g (1oz) unsalted butter, melted
  • 250g (9oz) self-raising flour, sifted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 vanilla pods, split in half lengthways
  • 1tbsp ground cardamom
  • ¾tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¾tsp ground mace
  • ¼tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½tsp ground cloves
  • 1 large pinch sea salt
  • 250ml (9fl oz) whole milk
  • 1 litre (½pt) ice cold sparkling water
  • 1 large sprig of fresh sage
  • ½ lemon

Preheat the oven to 190C (180C fan)/375F/gas. Using a knife, score a deep cross in the surface of the whole eggs using a sharp knife.

Crack the eggs, one by one, into the center of a muffin tin lined with paper cupcake cases. Scatter the cardamom, cinnamon, mace, nutmeg and cloves over the cups.

Pour the milk into the tin and gently scrape the cups around until all the milk has reached the center. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the eggnog has set.

Set the eggnog aside until cooled. Scoop out the liquid from the cups and set aside.

While the eggnog is still warm, whip the cream until thick and creamy. When it has reached a medium-stiffness, fold in the eggnog and chopped sage.

To make the spiced ice cream, combine the cream, tahini and lemon juice in a blender. Blend until combined.

Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and stir in the ice cream until well combined.

Serve immediately.


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