Monday, 6 December 2021
We thought what goes nicely with Christmas?
So, with that in mind, we have gathered together some mouth-watering recipes to provide you with some 'inspo' this festive period.
*All recipes are linked via the photographs.
The Hairy Bikers make the best roast goose.
Their easy and delicious recipe is perfect for Christmas or festive meals. Make their amazing stuffing and gravy recipes which are also included in this recipe for one epic dinner.
Blue cheese and fig tarts
These little blue cheese and fig tarts are incredibly simple to make, yet look so sophisticated, and most of the preparation can be done in advance. A great drinks party nibble.
Mary Berry's stained glass window biscuits
Mary Berry's Christmas biscuits look so pretty hung on the tree with their stained glass window centre twinkling in the light.
Cranberry and chilli brioche wreath
Nadiya's brioche wreath is the perfect Christmas centrepiece, complete with a melted camembert in the middle for dipping.
Gordon Ramsay's roast turkey crown
Gordon Ramsay shows you how to roast turkey crown with a herb butter, stuffing and delicious creamy gravy. This turkey crown recipe is fit for a king. Calculate your exact turkey crown cooking times with the BBC's roast calculator here.
Christmas panna cotta (VG)
This easy, creamy dessert is less dense than a traditional pudding but still packed with Christmas spices
Tear and share Christmas Chelsea buns
These sweet Christmas buns make a great alternative to mince pies and look really festive on the table.
Christmas nut roast with mushroom gravy
Perfect for a vegetarian Christmas, this nut roast recipe is served with creamy mushrooms, spinach and tangy sherry-soaked cranberries.
Create your own winter wonderland with Mary Berry's gingerbread recipe. It makes a wonderful centrepiece for parties, and children will love it.
The secret to really delicious stuffing is a generous amount of butter. This Christmas stuffing can be baked straight away or prepared the day before and kept in the fridge until needed.
Christmas apple and mincemeat crumble
This twist on the apple crumble is a great way to use up Christmas marzipan and the jar of mincemeat you have leftover post-Christmas. Let’s get ready to crumble.
Vegetarian pigs-in-blankets with maple and miso glaze
These vegetarian pigs-in-blankets are sweet, sticky and irresistible. Use a plant-based spread if you’re vegan.
This recipe is a great Italian alternative for a Christmas roast pork. Ask your butcher to butterfly the pork. This way the flavouring permeates the loin all the way through, especially if you leave it for two days to marinate in the fridge.
Sprinkle popcorn with a little festive spice for a tempting treat that is sure to be pop-ular with family and friends.
Roasted Brussels sprouts with garlic butter and Parmesan
Crispy, caramelised and coated in garlic butter, this is the ultimate way to cook your Brussels sprouts, Christmas or otherwise.
Cupcakes are perfect for kids and adults to make this Christmas season. Keep a steady hand piping the eyes and mouth on these super-cute snowman cupcakes.
Sticky cranberry sausages
Make a trayful of sticky, sweet-tart cocktail sausages to pass around as Christmas party food or as an alternative to pigs in blankets at the dinner table.
Mushroom Wellington (V, VG)
This vegan mushroom wellington with an apricot and lentil stuffing is the perfect main course for celebrating special occasions with friends and family.
Christmas pudding cake
A Christmas cake and pudding in one simple cut out! Frances Quinn's ingenious Christmas cake combines two classics in one with this simple technique.
Enjoy! Keep your eyes peeled for our festive drink's feature next...