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Christmas buffet recipes

39 Recipes

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

Maple & mustard glazed ham

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(61 ratings)
Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast
3 hours and 10 minutes
Moderately easy

Christmas pie

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(88 ratings)
Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Spiced Christmas gammon with membrillo glaze

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(1 ratings)
Give festive ham a Spanish twist with a sticky quince and orange glaze. Allspice, cloves and cinnamon add real warmth
3 hours and 15 minutes
Easy

Chocolate & chestnut truffle torte

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(16 ratings)
This glamorous dessert makes the perfect festive centrepiece for a posh Christmas party
6 hours
Moderately easy

Foil-poached salmon with dill & avocado mayo

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(4 ratings)
A whole poached salmon makes a buffet centrepiece with wow-factor - we've got ideas for using up the leftovers too
2 hours and 20 minutes
Easy

Game terrine

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(1 ratings)
John Torode shows how to prepare classic coarse set terrine with duck and mixed game of your choice
2 hours
Moderately easy

Crab cakes with dill mayonnaise

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(5 ratings)
Little fish favourites, perfect for dipping at parties or as a smart starter
45 minutes
Easy

Jewelled mince pies

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(10 ratings)
Step up the quality of your mince pies with this melt-in-the-mouth recipe
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Maple-mustard pulled pork

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(47 ratings)
Coat your pork shoulder with a sweet mustard glaze then slow-roast for soft, tender meat that just falls apart
8 hours and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Smoked salmon soufflé tart

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(7 ratings)
A sophisticated quiche, rippled with salmon slices, goat's cheese and dill
1 hour and 15 minutes
Moderately easy

Coq au vin with garlic croissant puffs

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This classic chicken casserole is brought up to date with clever snail-shaped swirls packed with garlic butter
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy

Cherry chocolate Pavlova

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Finish your meal with this impressive dessert, with billowing cream and fresh summer fruit
2 hours
Moderately easy

'Panforte' pies

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The traditional Italian dessert is turned into a pretty hand-held nutty pie with chocolate and figs, plus an orange liqueur cream topping
45 minutes
Easy

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