Christmas recipes

Festive recipes, cooking ideas and kitchen tips for this Christmas

The best festive canapé recipes for your Christmas gathering

Browse our brilliant selection of easy but impressive canapé recipes for your festive celebrations — click on photo below for recipes. We've sourced Scandi-inspired mini open sandwiches,...

Top 20 Christmas desserts

Christmas just wouldn't be the same without some sweet Christmas recipes to add that extra festive bite to the proceedings – click on the photo below to see our top 20. From Christmas cake to...

Christmas reindeer biscuits

Makes: approx. 20 biscuits Ingredients For the biscuits 100g butter 175g caster sugar 2 happy eggs 2 happy egg yolks 50g ground almonds 240g plain flour For the icing 120g butter 250g icing sugar 1-2...

Cranberry mince pies

Makes: 20 Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling time Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients For the mincemeat: 100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries 1 x 400g jar mincemeat 25g/1oz...

Snowball truffles

Get crafty with these irresistible, wintery truffles - certain to get you into the festive spirit this season! Preparation 20 mins Servings 20 Ingredients 200g milk chocolate 2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden...

Cranberry pudding

Rich and fruity, this traditional pud, decorated with syrupy cranberries is a perfect way to round off Christmas dinner. Preparation 20 mins Cooking 2-2.5 hours Servings 6-8 Ingredients 200g fresh cranberries,...

Christmas tree biscuits

Make decorating the tree extra special by baking your own scrumptious festive biscuits to adorn the branches. Each melted sweet looks like a stained glass window to add a little extra magic. Preparation...

Spiced chocolate stars

Makes 44 Ingredients Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray 190g (7 ½ oz) plain flour 75g (3 oz) cocoa powder 12.5ml (2 ½ tsp) ground cinnamon 2.5ml (½ tsp) Dr. Oetker Baking Powder 125g...

Tom Kerridge cooks HELLO! Online an alternative Christmas menu

Two Michelin star chef Tom Kerridge wowed HELLO! Online with his favourite alternative Christmas dinner on Wednesday evening — a real treat given that the West Country chef's Buckinghamshire...

Tom Kerridge's sprout tops, chestnuts and bacon

Ingredients 500g picked and washed sprout tops 200g smoked streaky bacon cut into lardons 200g vacpac of chestnuts 100g butter Salt and pepper Method In a large sauté pan, melt the butter and...

Tom Kerridge's roast loin of venison

Ingredients 1 x 600g venison loin trimmed 50g butter Salt and Szechuan pepper to taste Method 1. In a heavy based pan pour in a little vegetable oil and heat till lightly smoking 2. Season the loin...

Tom Kerridge's rye bread sauce

Ingredients ½ loaf rye bread sliced 50g butter 100ml double cream 200ml milk 5g ground cinnamon 2 star anise 2 cloves 1tsp coriander seeds ½ tsp whole white peppercorns ½ tsp fennel...

Tom Kerridge's mulled cider

Ingredients 2lt good cider 150g soft dark brown sugar 150ml dark rum 10 cardamom rods 1 cinnamon stick, broken up 3 fresh bay leaves 1 vanilla pod 4 star anise 1 orange peel 1tsp whole black peppercorns Method In...

Tom Kerridge's spiced orange cake with plum sauce and Christmas pudding ice cream

This is a great alternative for everybody that says they don't like Christmas pudding, but it still tastes like Christmas. You can make the ice cream well in advance so you’re not left with loads...

Smoking hot: behind the scenes preparation, tips and recipes for smoked salmon

Smoked salmon is packed with protein and low in fat – very healthy and a perfect ingredient for a zesty pasta dish, tasty canapés or a delicious toasted bagel with cream cheese on a Sunday morning....

Perfect recipes for festive leftovers

If you have plates filled to the brim with roast turkey, boiled ham and Christmas pudding in your fridge – among other delicious festive ingredients – you are not alone. Along with Christmas...

Josh Eggleton’s ham, egg and chips with picallili

Serves 4 Ingredients 12 slices honey roast ham 6 Désirée potatoes 4 eggs 1 cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 shallots, finely diced 50g caster sugar 1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into...



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