Christmas Recipes

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Christmas recipes are our most special collection of dishes, to make sure you impress family and friends come the big day.

Our pick of Christmas dinner recipes features easy Christmas starters, alternative mains and impressive Christmas 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, there really is something for every occasion and to suit all tastes.

If you're after a classic Christmas dinner centrepiece then you can find a traditional Christmas roast turkey recipe right here too, which is so easy to make. Once you've made your turkey the cooking juices will make the most fantastic gravy and the carcass can be turned into rich and deliciously savoury stock. 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 party food recipes as well as our Christmas dinner 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 Christmas 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

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

A rich broccoli and Stilton soup, made with a luxurious white wine stock is the perfect dinner party starter or fab as a main too

Goose Fat Roast Potatoes

Goose Fat Roast Potatoes

Goose fat roast potatoes are an indulgent and delicious way to cook them - it makes the potatoes crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside

Fondue With Roast New Potatoes

Fondue With Roast New Potatoes

Fondue with roast new potatoes is ideal for a drinks party or as a sharing starter at Christmas. Melted cheese and crispy potatoes are a dreamy combination!

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels sprouts with bacon give this traditional Christmas side dish extra saltiness and even if you're not sure about Brussels sprouts you'll love this!

Nut Roast

Nut Roast

Nut roast is a delicious meat alternative for roast dinners. This one is served with a gorgeous tomato sauce...

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Homemade cranberry sauce is quick, easy and delicious – you’ll never buy a jar again! You only need four ingredients for this classic sauce

Festive Red Cabbage For Christmas Lunch

Festive Red Cabbage For Christmas Lunch

It wouldn't be Christmas without red cabbage so try this very easy festive red cabbage recipe to go perfectly with your Christmas lunch

Pigs In Blankets

Pigs In Blankets

Pigs in blankets are so festive and moreish - you can make them to go with your Christmas dinner or even for a drinks party

How To Carve A Turkey

How To Carve A Turkey

Wondering how to carve a turkey? We've got a step-by-step foolproof guide on how to carve your turkey right every time

Baked Camembert

Baked Camembert

Baked Camembert makes a very easy but impressive starter to share, which creates an instant mini cheese fondue to dip into. A dinner party classic.

Christmas Vegetables And Sides

Christmas Vegetables And Sides

Find Christmas vegetable recipes to make those all-important Christmas trimmings, as well as extra side dishes like cranberry sauce and bread sauce

Giant Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Caviar

Giant Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Caviar

A delicious, full-size version of the classic canapé – perfect as a starter for Christmas lunch

Mini Smoked Salmon and Chive Frittatas

Mini Smoked Salmon and Chive Frittatas

This mini smoked salmon frittata recipe makes easy canapés to share at a drinks party, plus you can make them using leftover smoked salmon

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls

A firm retro favourite that you'll love bringing back to life!

Smoked Salmon with Capers, Onion and Egg

Smoked Salmon with Capers, Onion and Egg

A traditional smoked salmon recipe which is easy to prepare

Christmas recipe collections

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Find Christmas biscuits and Christmas cookies to make as gifts or to share round at the office or at home, including Christmas shortbread and gingerbread men

Edible Christmas Gift Recipes

Edible Christmas Gift Recipes

Food gifts including fudge, spiced star biscuits and pomegranate vodka are the perfect way to show someone how much they mean to you at Christmas.

Recipes For Christmas Leftovers

Recipes For Christmas Leftovers

Transform leftover Christmas turkey, ham, Christmas pudding, mince pies and more into new meals to feed a crowd with our easy recipes for Christmas leftovers

Smoked Salmon Starter Recipes

Smoked Salmon Starter Recipes

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

Christmas Cocktails

Christmas Cocktails

Christmas cocktail recipes that you can easily make at home, including mulled white wine, mulled cider and spiked hot chocolate

Chocolate Truffle Recipes

Chocolate Truffle Recipes

Make your own chocolate truffles to give as gifts or share at the end of a smart dinner party - mix and match the toppings for a real treat

Canapé Recipes

Canapé Recipes

No party is complete without a selection of stunning canapés. Try our canapé recipes this weekend for the perfect party

Christmas Cake Recipes

Christmas Cake Recipes

Christmas cake recipes to make ahead of Christmas, including a simple traditional fruit cake recipe, Christmas cake recipe with a twist and ideas for how to decorate a Christmas cake

Party Food Ideas

Party Food Ideas

Party food recipes to impress your guests, including seeded cheese biscuits, fig and olive crostini and smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls