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Christmas recipes and menus

  1. Christmas dessert recipes Christmas dessert recipes

    It's not all about Christmas pudding - try a chocolate torte or an traditional sherry trifle and ditch the stodge.

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  2. 10 Christmas breakfast crackers 10 Christmas breakfast crackers

    Get Christmas off to a delicious start with one of our 10 tasty breakfast recipes. From gingerbread pancakes to cracking kedgeree we have plenty of ideas to make your Christmas morning extra special.

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  3. Vegetarian Christmas recipes Vegetarian Christmas recipes

    Look no further for tasty ideas for a vegetarian Christmas, including Simon Rimmer's delicious filo strüdel.

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  4. Christmas baking recipes Christmas baking recipes

    Bake up a storm with sticky gingerbread or almondy mince pies. Get the kids making easy biscuits - they're great as Christmas presents too.

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  5. Christmas cocktail recipes Christmas cocktail recipes

    From eggnog to champagne cocktail, get loads of ideas for making your Christmas drinks party fantastically festive.

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  6. Nigel Slater's Christmas party Nigel Slater's Christmas Party

    Lay out a spread of Christmas's greatest flavours - from sticky cranberry cocktail sausages to Stilton puffs, and a glorious salmon Wellington.

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  7. Traditional Christmas roast goose menu Traditional Christmas roast goose menu

    A dinner that Dickens would be proud of. Roasting a goose is easier than turkey and produces fat for the most wonderful roast potatoes. A few seasonal trimmings and a punchy trifle will ensure everyone is merry and bright.

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Christmas recipes

Main course

Light meals & snacks

Brunch

Starters & nibbles

Side dishes

Desserts

Cakes and baking

Drinks and cocktails

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Recipes and menus for the festive season: get into the Christmas spirit with our mulled wine and mince pie recipes, make homemade presents or plan the perfect Christmas lunch.