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Dinner party recipes and ideas

  1. Easy dinner party recipes Easy dinner party recipes

    Simple, tasty recipes that can either be whipped up in a jiffy or made a day ahead.

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  2. Do-ahead dinner party menu Do-ahead dinner party menu

    Get it all done before they walk in the door so you can actually relax and enjoy yourself!

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  3. Bling up your roast Bling up your roast

    Make a roast dinner a little more sophisticated with our easy tips and tricks.

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  4. Old-fashioned puddings Old-fashioned puddings

    Tempted by a recipe for sticky toffee pudding or apple crumble with lashings of custard? Save room for a spoonful of a good, old-fashioned pudding.

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  5. Tapas recipes Tapas recipes

    Small plates of food are so fashionable, but we've got easy tapas recipes so you're not in the kitchen all night.

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Dinner party recipes

Main course

Light meals & snacks

Starters & nibbles

Side dishes

Desserts

Cakes and baking

Drinks and cocktails

Other

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Dinner parties needn't be stuffy and formal. Get with the new informality and serve up these delicious dishes packed with flavour to be proud of.

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