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Christmas Special

Culinary legend Michel Roux Jr and award winning drinks expert Kate Goodman are joined by Mary Berry, the doyenne of British baking, and Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell, to create the perfect Yuletide feast.

Dishes include the ultimate roast goose with festive stuffing, easy speedy canapes, a spectacular sausage roll and a sensational quick chocolate torte - all accompanied by a foolproof guide to the best Christmas drinks. With hints and tips for a stress free day from the country's favourite foodies, as well as visit to London's Ritz Hotel to see how the fanciest Christmas lunch is prepared, this is the Food & Drink guide to the perfect Christmas.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 23 Dec 2013 07:20

Kate's drink choices

Kate's drink choices
To start, any of these sparkling white wines will complement Mary Berry's canapés:

  • Allini Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco (£7.29, Lidl)
  • Jansz Tasmania Premium Non Vintage Cuvee (£15.25, Oddbins)
Or for something French try:
  • Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Champagne (£39.95, Berry Bros. & Rudd)
For Michel's roast goose with rice stuffing I think a German riesling is a good accompaniment. Here's an example:

  • Donnhoff Riesling Kabinett 2011 (£14.99, Majestic)
And for Glynn's herbed pork en croûte, these three French reds from in and around the Rhône region are a good match:

  • La Vielle Ferme, Cotes de ventoux (£7.99, Majestic)
  • Chateau Grange Cochard, Morgon (£13.99, The Sampler)
  • Cave de Tain Crozes Hermitage (£9.50, Sainsburys)

* Please note that these retailers and prices were last updated on 16th December 2013.

** These wines may also be available at different retailers. 

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive ProducerRobi Dutta
Series ProducerHannah Corneck
PresenterMichel Roux Jr
PresenterKate Goodman
ParticipantMary Berry
ParticipantGlynn Purnell

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