Christmas recipes

Festive recipes, cooking ideas and kitchen tips for this Christmas

  • 41 Josh Eggleton’s ham, egg and chips with picallili
    Serves 4Ingredients 12 slices honey roast ham6 Désirée potatoes4 eggs1 cauliflower, cut into small florets2 shallots, finely diced50g caster sugar1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into large cubes50g English mustard powder310ml...

  • 42 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...

  • 43 Adam Gray’s hot turkey and onion tart with Stilton cheese
    Dish type: StarterServes 4Ingredients4 sheets puff pastry400g onion marmalade200g Stilton200g turkey, cooked1 bunch rocket100ml rapeseed oilMethod1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas mark 7. Roll our the puff pastry sheets, cut...

  • 44 Be a star baker this Christmas with Eric Lanlard's patissier tricks and tips
    Like many holiday lovers, Christmas is Eric Lanlard's favourite time of year. But, for the famous French patissier it's the anticipation of filling the house with the nostalgic, festive smells...

  • 45 Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Orange Christmas Cake
    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 2–2½ hoursIngredients200g (7oz) golden raisins200g (7oz) seedless sultanas100ml (3½fl oz) orange liqueur, plus extra for soaking200g (7oz) unsalted butter...

  • 46 Eric Lanlard's Purist Christmas Cake
    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 3½–4 hoursIngredients350g (12oz) golden sultanas350g (12oz) raisins¼ bottle brandy350g (12oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing200g (7oz) good-quality dark...

  • 47 Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Chestnut Christmas Yule Log
    Dish type: DessertServes 6Preparation and cooking time: about 1 hour,10 minutesIngredientsFor the sponge3 egg whites130g (4¾oz) golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks50g (2oz) unsalted butter, melted100g (3½oz) plain flour2 tsp...

  • 48 Christmas recipes for a vegetarian-friendly festive menu
    Going vegetarian at Christmas has never been easier. Whether you've just become a herbivore yourself, or have a veggie coming over for Christmas Day, the hearty winter meal options –...

  • 49 Christmas cocktail
    Dish type: DrinkCurrant and prosecco cocktail Ingredients: 1 ½ tsp (6g) Truvia® calorie-free sweetener spoonable, plus more for garnish 2 Tbsp unsweetened black currant juice ½ tsp freshly squeezed lime...

  • 50 Winter spired brik pastry pie
    Dish type: Main mealServes: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 200g Yorkshire Fettle cheese 2 bags of washed spinach 20g butter ¼teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground...

  • 51 Pavlova With Chestnut Mousse, Candied Orange and Chestnuts
    Dish type: Dessert Serves: 6-10 Preparation Time: 2 hours 30 mins Cooking Time: 35-45 mins Ingredients: 4 large egg whites 175g caster sugar 75g icing sugar The orange zest and...

  • 52 Parsnip and sweet potato soup
    Dish Type: Starter Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes approx Ingredients 5 sweet potatoes peeled and chopped 8 parsnips 2 onions peeled and chopped 1 large...

  • 53 Showstopping chocolate desserts from Mary Berry, Linda Collister and more...
    Spectacular as it is in its flaming glory, the traditional Christmas pudding will not always be a popular option with all of your guests. If you want a taste of...

  • 54 Velvet Chocolate Torte By Mary Berry
    Dish type: ChocolateYes it really does serve ten, it is so rich! If you do not have a spring-form tin, spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe shallow dish, cover with...

  • 55 Christmas 2012: The best of festive food, fashion and travel ideas from HELLO! Online
    The Christmas tree and decorations are up and twinkling, some of the presents are bought, you're still working on the special trimmings of your Christmas day menu and you don't...

  • 56 Chocolate Panettone
    Dish type: Bread Make this at Christmas ready for those late breakfasts and brunches, when all anyone wants is a large coffee and a slice of something special to celebrate...

  • 57 Mont Blanc Roulade by Linda Collister
    Dish type: DessertThe classic irresistible combination of meringue, sweetened chestnuts, cream and chocolate... Makes 1 large rouladeIngredientsFor the meringue 4 large free-range egg whites, at room temperatureA large pinch of...

  • 58 Three Bird Yorkshire Roast with Creamed Mash, Cranberry Jus, Apricot Stuffing and Chipolatas
    Serves 4 Ingredients1 turkey inner fillet (from the breast) or 400g piece of turkey breast4 pigeon breasts4 free range or corn fed chicken drums1 small jar goose fat1 small handful...

  • 59 Roast Poussin with Blackberry Cumberland Sauce
    Dish type: RoastIf you are not planning a large Christmas lunch, why not opt instead for a special dinner for two. Serve these quick to roast baby chickens with delicious...

  • 60 Parma Ham and Olive Stuffing Meatballs
    Dish type: Stuffing Makes 8 stuffing balls Ingredients340 g green pitted Fragata olives6 tbsp sugar200 ml water30g butter, lard or dripping or 2 tbsp olive oil6 shallots, finely chopped4 cloves...



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