Our pick of Christmas recipes features easy starters, alternative Christmas mains and impressive desserts that everyone will love, from a retro starter like boozy cheese fondue to roast pork stuffed with apricots and mushrooms and wrapped in crispy crackling and a mulled berry snowflake tart, which looks so pretty dusted with icing sugar.
Find a traditional Christmas roast turkey recipe, which is so easy to make. Get new ideas for the trimmings like chorizo in blankets, which is our latest take on everyone's favourite, pigs in blankets. Or bring Christmas staples up to date with our new recipe for braised red cabbage with cranberries.
Go all out on party food with our brand new ideas, including moreish seeded cheese biscuits that go perfectly with a glass of wine and fig and black olive tapenade crostini, which can be made in 10 minutes flat.
Cooking for a crowd of hungry Christmas guests can be stressful, and this is why we've made sure our recipes are as simple as possible - so you can easily keep on top of everything going on in the kitchen, as well as enjoy everyone's company. Surprise guests with these wonderful simple-to-make recipes that won't keep you locked up in the kitchen. No one will believe you've found the time to make all the delicious dishes you serve up as they look delicate and intricate but the truth is, they're simple and hassle-free!
Delicious Christmas recipes
Mary Berry's pineapple and ginger pavlova is an impressive party dessert as pavlova never fails to please and the flavours go so well together
Kickstart your dinner party with soup shots. Choose from Bloody Mary, white gazpacho and guacamole for an interesting taster that's ready in 15 minutes
This layered betroot and cabbage winter salad is a new twist on a classic coleslaw recipe, plus it's healthier as it uses yogurt rather than mayonnaise
Sushi can be fiddly to make especially for a crowd, so try this sushi terrine made with smoked salmon that's so easy to slice and share
Make a savoury cheesecake as an alternative to a cheeseboard, an original starter or a buffet centrepiece. It's creamy with a crumbly biscuit base
Roast venison is ideal cooked rare or medium and accompanied by a cranberry, sour cherry and herb stuffing it's a real treat that's ideal at Christmas
Ham glazed with bourbon and maple will feed a massive crowd at Christmas and it's much better baked than boiled - enjoy plenty of leftovers the next day
Try roast side of salmon with chickpea dukkah as a new way with salmon that makes it extra specila and full of flavour and texture
Use topside of beef in this rare Asian-style beef with chilli salad and dipping sauce, as it's great value for money to feed a crowd. Delicious hot or cold
There are some very common mistakes that everyone makes when cooking Christmas dinner, but they are SO easy to avoid when you know how
Gin and tonic is always a hit, but give it a bit of an edge by adding pink grapefruit for a refreshing citrus twist. PLus, it;s ready in 5 minutes!
Medjool dates stuffed with Roquefort are the perfect flavour combination and so easy to make and share. They make perfect party food snacks, ready in just 5 minutes!
This tropical Eton mess is our Christmas version of Eton mess, which is much tangier and makes the most of tropical fruits that eat well in the winter
Have a bit of fun with a sausage roll wreath. The whole family will enjoy cutting into this festive sausage roll, which is perfect to share or served with salad as a starter
Mini roast potatoes with garlic and thyme make a nice change from the usual size because of the extra crunch! And let's face it, that's everyone's favourite bit
Christmas recipe collections
Edible Christmas gift recipes to give as thoughtful gifts including fudge, spiced star biscuits, pomegranate vodka and plenty more.
Christmas cocktail recipes that you can easily make at home, including mulled white wine, mulled cider and spiked hot chocolate
Christmas dessert recipes for an impressive finale, including orange and cranberry cheesecake, chocolate and Florentine torte and mulled berry tart
Christmas starter recipes for a special Christmas dinner, including crayfish cocktail, beetroot and gin cured salmon and a kirsch cheese fondue
Find Christmas biscuits to make as gifts or to share round at the office or at home, including Christmas shortbread and gingerbread men
Vegetarian recipes to inspire a delicious vegetarian Christmas dinner including Jerusalem artichoke and sweet potato tarts, cheesy vegetable pie and our best ever nut roast
Smoked salmon starter recipes are ideal for a dinner party or even for Christmas dinner, including smoked salmon on rye with caviar, mini smoked salmon pancakes and a smoked salmon tart
Turkey recipes for this healthier meat that's high in protein and low in fat as well as traditional Christmas turkey recipes.
Easy party recipes to impress your guests, including seede cheese biscuits, fig and olive crostini and smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls