The UK’s GAME, a tech and video game retailer, has been selling “Christmas Tinners”, multi-course holiday meals packed into single cans for hardcore gamers, during the holiday season since 2013. This year, they added Vegan and Vegetarian options!
The 3-course meal in a tin is designed for those hardcore gamers that don’t want to leave their gaming chair on Christmas day.
Traditional Christmas Tinner
Layer 1 – Scrambled Egg & Bacon
Layer 2 – Two Mince Pies
Layer 3 – Turkey & Potatoes
Layer 4 – Gravy
Layer 5 – Bread Sauce
Layer 6 – Cranberry Sauce
Layer 7 – Brussel sprouts with stuffing or broccoli with stuffing
Layer 8 – Roast carrots and parsnips
Layer 9 – Christmas Pudding
The Vegetarian Christmas Tinner switches out scrambled eggs and bacon for gingerbread pancakes and the traditional turkey for a nut roast. Then you lucky veggies even get halloumi pigs and tempeh bacon blankets and cauliflower cheese! Talk about leveling up!
Veggie Christmas Tinner
Layer 1 – Nut roast
Layer 2 – Mushroom Wellington
Layer 3 – Sprouts
Layer 4 – Toblerone
Layer 5 – Roast Parsnips
Layer 6 – Halloumi pigs and tempeh bacon
Layer 7 – Cauliflower Cheese
Layer 8 – Yule Log
Layer 9 – Veggie Gravy
Layer 10 – Gingerbread Pancakes
Layer 11 – Cranberry Sauce
Layer 12 – Potatoes
For those who want to go meat, dairy and poultry free too the Vegan Christmas Tinner is full of delicious alternatives to the Traditional Christmas Tinner. Kick off with scrambled tofu and tempeh bacon before enjoying a mushroom wellington with a side of vegan pigs in aubergine blankets, vegan stuffing and all the veg!
Vegan Christmas Tinner
Layer 1 – Scrambled tofu & tempeh bacon
Layer 2 – Vegan cheese, olives, and grapes
Layer 3 – Vegan Mushroom Wellington
Layer 4 – Vegan gravy
Layer 5 – Vegan Bread Sauce
Layer 6 – Vegan pigs in aubergine blankets
Layer 7 – Brussel Sprouts & Vegan Stuffing or Broccoli & Vegan Stuffing
Layer 8 – Roasted Butternut Squash, Parsnips & Carrots
Layer 9 – Spiced Red Cabbage
Layer 10 – Vegan Custard
Layer 11 – Vegan Chocolate Cake
Unfortunately these have sold out and are no longer available. But look for them next year at GAME as early as November!