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Thai turkey filo dippers

Christmas buffet recipes

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Dig-in dishes that make short work of feeding a crowd.

Thai turkey filo dippers

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Fill filo pastry parcels with turkey or chicken mince, spring onions and ginger for a buffet nibble or party canapé similar to a spring roll
45 minutes
Easy

Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

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Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd
2 hours and 45 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

DIY British beef crostini

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Elegant yet full-flavoured, guests will love putting together these bites - make the beef and crème fraîche topping in advance to get ahead
45 minutes
Easy

Smoked fish & potato latkes sharing platter

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Pan-fry potato patties until golden, then serve with smoked salmon, mackerel and a creamy sauce as part of a sharing seafood platter
45 minutes
Easy

Bao buns with spicy pork

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These fluffy steamed Chinese bites are filled with hoisin pork, perfect as part of a party buffet or canapé platter
1 hour and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Mincemeat, apple & cranberry lattice tart

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Forget fiddly mince pies, fill puff pastry with juicy mincemeat and fruit and serve this festive dessert in slices - perfect for entertaining
45 minutes
Easy

Mexican pork koftas

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Transform minced pork into a make-ahead, freezable party canapé or buffet bite - serve with creamy guacamole for dipping
50 minutes
Easy

Ham & cheese croquetas

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These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Sole goujons with mango & lime dip

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Coat strips of white fish fillets with breadcrumbs, then bake for a delicious make-ahead canapé, perfect for entertaining or a party buffet
40 minutes
Easy

Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

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There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon
2 hours and 15 minutes
For the keen cook

Salmon & herby potato coulibiacs

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An impressive addition to any buffet, this puff pastry parcel is filled with fish in a creamy parsley, dill and lemon sauce
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Baked buffalo chicken wings

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Sticky spiced wings make great finger food or canapés, and this version skips the deep-fried stage so they're healthier
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Bourbon-glazed pork belly chunks

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Your guests will snap up these cubes of crispy belly pork in sticky, sweet whiskey marinade with soy, anise and honey flavours
3 hours and 45 minutes
Easy

Festive filled brioche centrepiece with baked Camembert

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Great British Bake Off's Kimberley Wilson has created this stunning celebration bread with individually filled buns and a melting cheese middle - made for sharing
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Sticky maple-glazed ham with baked apple sauce

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Slow-roast a whole leg of gammon with apple juice, then cover in a sticky spiced glaze for a Christmas treat - perfect sliced hot or cold
6 hours and 40 minutes
Easy

Mini turkey & cranberry pies

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These dinky pies are so versatile – try them with chopped ham and mustard, too
45 minutes
Easy

Spinach & ricotta slice

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Both vegetarians and non-veggies will love this puff pastry parcel with Italian cheese - great as a buffet centrepiece
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Thai prawn, squash & pineapple curry

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Have a crowd to feed? Keep a batch of Thai green curry paste in the freezer and use in this colourful curry with coconut milk and Asian aromatics
47 minutes
Easy

Crab lasagne

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A creamy pasta bake with crab, cod and leeks that can be made ahead and frozen, then baked for an occasion
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

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A fresh and crunchy seasonal slaw served with sweet pecans, cashews, almond and peanuts in a sweet, spicy glaze
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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