In spite of a shared Mediterranean heritage, Scandinavian tastes lure us in as winter descends. Celebrate anything with this menu. It could be Christmas, the New Year or just an excuse to get everyone around a table.
Pulling it off
Three Days Prior: Season the pork. Make the pears for the Double Pear Pudding Cake and the Caramel Cognac Sauce.
One Day Prior: Bake the Double Pear Pudding Cake. Make the Gingered Puree of Winter Roots and Mustard-Glazed Red Cabbage.
Day of the Dinner: Roast Slow Roasted Pork with Glazed Orange Slices. Make Broccoli with Lemon. Reheat Gingered Puree of Winter Roots and Mustard-Glazed Red Cabbage.
Reprinted with permission from The Splendid Table’s How To Eat Weekends by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift.