It’s the most wonderful time of the year with UCOOK

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And how better to ruin that wonderful festive feeling than by battling the shops at this time of year for your Christmas groceries.

Luckily, UCOOK has you covered with their festive summer menu that makes for the perfect Christmas lunch or dinner, with dishes that are simpler than ever to cook.

The Christmas meal forms part of the standard UCOOK weekly offering – with a choice of either two, three or four meals delivered for one, two, or four people. Each UCOOK dish has been developed with less preparation time in mind, and can be enjoyed as starters, sides or mains, depending on the size of your Christmas meal with friends and family. Having a small get together? You can combine three UCOOK dishes into a festive meal. If you’re having a bigger lunch, bring your choices along as side or mains that will feed up to four people each.

The menu is available for order between 11 December and 18 December 2019. Delivery is standard and will occur on either the 22 December or 23 December – just in time for Christmas Day. www.ucook.co.za

If you’re not sold yet, check a taste of the mouth-watering menu below:

Truffled Mushroom Risotto

A flavoursome family favourite that makes an indulgent starter course.

Truffled Mushroom Risotto

“Indulge in this delectable mushroom risotto, topped with truffle zest and served with Parmesan – guaranteed to be the talk of the Christmas table.” – Estelle Le Roux

Italian Ravioli al Pomodoro

Aubergine and sundried tomato ravioli dressed with baby tomatoes, piquante peppers and bocconcini.

Italian Ravioli al Pomodoro

“This dish is bursting with flavour, and is super simple to put together. Aubergine & sun-dried tomato ravioli with bocconcini, a medley of baby tomatoes, and piquanté peppers. Don’t miss out!” – Klaudia Weixelbaumer

Strawberry & Chevin Salad

A fresh and summery salad packed with chickpeas, mint and lashings of honey and goats cheese.

Strawberry & Chevin Salad

“The summertime strawberry supper of your dreams! Sweet balsamic roasted strawberries served on a bed of leaves with sugar snap peas, baby tomatoes and your very own homemade sourdough croutons.” – Runet van Heerden

Stuffed butternut halves

Filled to the brim with quinoa and kale and topped off with golden sultanas, capers and pecan nuts.

Stuffed butternut halves

“A butternut boat filled with all the good stuff! Protein-packed quinoa, vitamin-rich kale and flavoursome sultanas and capers – a stuffed butternut you won’t forget!”– Tess Witney

Sirloin with duck fat roast sweet potatoes

Served with green beans and a crème fraiche dressing.

Sirloin with duck fat roast sweet potatoes

“Want to know how to take a classic steak supper to new levels of indulgence? Think rich, duck fat roasted sweet potato and a sweet dijon creme, served with some fresh, crunchy greens. Add it to your next box (and thank us later).” – Kate Gomba

Harissa chicken with duck fat carrots

Skin-on chicken breast topped with a harrisa yoghurt dressing, and served with rocket, radish and mint.

Harissa chicken with duck fat carrots“Fragrant harissa dressing elevates this chicken-dinner to new heights! Served with carrot wedges and sprinkled with toasted chickpeas, this dish has got everything you need.” – Klaudia Weixelbaumer

Cranberry glazed tilapia

A one-tray bake with butternut and pumpkin seeds, served with a classic side salad.

Cranberry glazed tilapia

“Christmas in the summer calls for fresh fish, green salads and sweet vegetables! Ease your way into holiday mode with cranberry and seed crusted tilapia, served with green salad and roasted butternut.” – Tess Witney

Glazed pork kassler with stonefruit

With red quinoa, fresh feta, peas, spinach, balsamic vinegar and honey.

Glazed pork kassler with stonefruit

“Get into the festive spirit with this indulgent number! Honey-glazed kassler pork chop and sautéed stone fruit, all on top of a bed of loaded quinoa – mmm!” – Klaudia Weixelbaumer

Give back this Festive Season

In addition, UCOOK is offering existing customers an easy way to help those less fortunate this festive season.  All you need to do to donate to the Love Can Project and New Jerusalem Children’s Home is to fill your empty UCOOK box (that you’d usually return when your new box is delivered) with non-perishable goods, such as canned food, lentils, cooking oil etc. Seal the with any kind of tape and let us handle the rest! We’ll donate your boxed goods and recycle your box for you*.

*Please note that donation is only available for Cape Town and Joburg metropoles, with dates for donation below.

Donation dates

Choose either one, or all, of these delivery dates to send back your old UCOOK box filled to the brim with non-perishables:

Sunday, 8 December
Monday, 9 December
Tuesday, 17 December
Sunday, 22 December
Monday, 23 December

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