Asda launches range of new Christmas foods; range includes Extra Special Queso de Oveja con Ajo Negro and Hidden Centre Red Leicester Bake with Chilli and Bacon Jam

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October 31, 2022 (press release) –

 

  • Asda has unveiled its range of brand-new Christmas foods perfect for a Boxing Day spread
  • The range includes so much to choose from including Extra Special Queso de Oveja con Ajo Negro, a sheep’s cheese with black garlic, and Hidden Centre Red Leicester Bake with Chilli and Bacon Jam.
 

 

Following the excitement of the run up to Christmas and festivities of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day itself, comes Boxing Day. A day to be spent with family and friends enjoying good food, games, family and friends.

Asda has revealed a host of products perfect to help customers put on a wonderful spread from meat centrepieces such as the Extra Special Boxing Day Ham on Bone to tasty sides like the Extra Special Pickled Pearl Onions in White Balsamic Vinegar with Pink Grapefruit.

Plant based customers can enjoy Plant Based Alternative Cheese Bake with Sweet Chilli Chutney - A blend of coconut oil based non-dairy alternative to Cheddar with a sweet chilli relist, so warming and perfect for dipping.

Please find a selection of products perfect for Boxing Day from Asda’s 2022 Christmas product range below.

Extra Special Queso de Oveja con Ajo Negro (Sheep’s Cheese with Black Garlic)

The sweet and fruity Sheep’s cheese pairs perfectly with the balanced black garlic, which gives a stunning veined appearance through the cheese.

Available in stores from: 11 December 2022

Price: £4.00

Baked Camembert with Garlic & Herb Wreath

Camembert from the Laiterie Du Val D’Ancenis creamery (est. 1982) made using French milk, from the Pays de la Loire region. The bread is finished with Extra virgin olive oil, garlic and fresh parsley which compliments the mild and creamy camembert.

Available in stores from: 11 December 2022

Price: £5.00

Slow Cooked Gammon Joint with a Sugar Plum Glaze and Spice Sprinkle

Adding a touch of magic to the Christmas table this gammon is slow cooked for 4 hours and served with a sugar and spiced brulee topping.

Available in stores from: 24 November 2022

Price: £15.00

Dressed Salmon Side with Citrus Butter & Clementine

Succulent Skin on Half Salmon side, topped with a Cranberry & Clementine Butter Stars, Charred Clementine Slice and sprinkles on with Cranberries and Parsley.

Available in stores from: 19 December 2022

Price: £13.00

Extra Special Iberico Bellota 

Iberian Ham is considered to have better quality, better flavour and better aroma owing to the Iberian Pig breed’s excellent quality of life. The traditional methods of salting, rinsing, curing, drying and maturation [or maturing] or aging of the hams in cellars guarantee a high quality product.

Available in stores from: 8 December 2022

Price: £6.00

Plant Based Alternative Cheese Bake with Sweet Chilli Chutney

A blend of coconut oil based non-dairy alternative to Cheddar with a sweet chilli relist, so warming and perfect for dipping.

Available in stores from: 14 November 2022

Price: £3.00

Extra Special Pickled Baby Beetroot in Red wine with Blood Orange

Produced using hand selected British baby beetroots, the earthiness is perfectly balanced with a sharp red wine vinegar, rich Italian red wine and the citrusy sweetness of blood orange. Adds a vibrancy to salads, cured meats and cheese boards.

Available in stores now

Price: £1.50

Extra Special Pickled Pearl Onions in White Balsamic Vinegar with Pink Grapefruit

Pickled in white balsamic vinegar to create a delicate flavour, the sharp tang of the onions is lifted with a hint of fruity bittersweetness with the pink grapefruit addition. Perfect for the festive grazing table and ideally sized to serve alongside olives and antipasti.

Available in stores now

Price: £1.50

Extra Special Boxing Day Ham on the Bone

Our Extra Special ham on the bone infused with festive spices, has a sweet and zesty  orange liqueur glaze and is finished with grilled orange slices, perfect for a Boxing Day meal.

Available in stores from: 19 November 2022

Price: £20.00

Hidden Centre Red Leicester Bake with Chilli and Bacon Jam

A spicy Red Leicester hot cheese bake made with award winning Butlers Farmhouse Red Leicester cheese and soft cream cheese. The addition of chipotle chilli and a hidden cured bacon and maple sauce centre pairs perfectly with the Red Leicester.

Available in stores from: 11 December 2022

Price: £4.00

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