Christmas recipes

Festive recipes, cooking ideas and kitchen tips for this Christmas

  • 41 Ingredient of the week: sprouts
    A relative of the cabbage (a descendant of the wild variety), debate rages over the Brussels sprout. Some love their hint of bitterness, leafy flesh and healthy bite; others detest these same faculties...

  • 42 Ingredient of the week: turkey
    So you can have a rib of beef, a shoulder of pork, a leg of lamb or even some game; but would it really be Christmas without the turkey? Debates rage – the bird is too big! It’s much drier...

  • 43 Roasted turkey with fig, apple and shallot stuffing with fresh sage from Totally Traditional Turkeys
    Ingredients 5kg free-range Totally Traditional Turkey 4 tbsp rapeseed oil Sea salt and black pepper 75g butter 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 8 shallots, peeled and finely chopped...

  • 44 Christmas gifts for the chocoholic in your life
    The festive season is the perfect time to indulge – what better time to give loved ones a sweet treat? From a weekend in a chocolate boutique hotel to a home chocolate-making kit, we've searched...

  • 45 Ingredient of the week: Mincemeat
    A marginal break from convention for our usual ingredient of the week column but we love mincemeat – as soon as anyone mentions Christmas the first mince pies get cracked open. Mincemeat, true...

  • 46 Ingredient of the week: Mincemeat
    A marginal break from convention for our usual ingredient of the week column but we love mincemeat – as soon as anyone mentions Christmas the first mince pies get cracked open. Mincemeat, true...

  • 47 Top turkey tips
    Each year the turkey seems to prove a hefty Christmas challenge and rightly so – we are all used to cooking a chicken on a Sunday but the turkey is a bigger beast completely and with all the scare-mongering...

  • 48 Delia wishes us all a Happy Christmas
    Delia has been lending a helping hand in our kitchens for many years and has always helped with a stress free Christmas (no solution to the domestics yet though!). In Delia’s Happy Christmas...



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