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Christmas pate and terrine recipes

24 Recipes

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Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

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(12 ratings)
Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter
5 minutes
Easy

Ham hock & mustard terrine

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(4 ratings)
Cured slow-cooked pork is a great foundation for a coarse pâté style starter and can be made in advance
4 hours
Moderately 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

Smoked salmon & avocado terrines

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(31 ratings)
A light, elegant make-ahead starter to ease you into the Christmas Day blow-out, or to kick off a dinner party menu
20 minutes
Easy

Duck liver & gin parfait

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(3 ratings)
These individual portions of butter-topped paté can be frozen ahead for a dinner party with friends
30 minutes
Easy

Country terrine with black pepper & thyme

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(8 ratings)
A rustic terrine with French toasts makes an excellent starter for a special meal and it costs very little to make
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Velvety duck liver parfait

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(9 ratings)
A little parfait makes Christmas complete, try making your own with Barney's festive recipe
45 minutes
Easy

Gordon's rustic pâté

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(17 ratings)
An impressive starter from Gordon Ramsay, that's surprisingly simple to put together. Make it a few days ahead to allow the flavours to develop
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Country terrine

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Whether served as a starter or part of a buffet, Barney's smart make-ahead terrine will be sure to impress
12 hours
Moderately easy

Chicken liver & raisin pâté

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(5 ratings)
This delicious, unashamedly rich starter is the sort of dish that makes entertaining stress-free, as it can be made up to three days ahead
24 hours
Moderately easy

Silky chicken liver parfait tart

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(3 ratings)
If you're not a confident pastry-maker, you can use shop-bought pastry - you'll find it easier to handle and the result will still be delicious
1 hour and 15 minutes
For the keen cook

Smoked trout pâté & pitta crisps

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Cheaper than smoked salmon, this smoked trout dip makes a smart party nibble or simple starter
25 minutes
Easy

Chicken liver & pineau pâté

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(21 ratings)
A rich, sweet pâté recipe using pineau - a sherry-like aperitif - great as a dinner party starter.
20 minutes
Easy

Crispy duck & baked apples

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(19 ratings)
This rich, fruity recipe has just two ingredients - don't be put off by the cooking time, it's mostly walk-away time
4 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Iced nougat & raspberry terrine

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(15 ratings)
This posh pud is much easier to prepare than it looks and can be made ahead of time
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Kipper pâté

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Whizz up sustainable smoked fish with horseradish, lemon and cream cheese, plus a little spinach for colour, then serve with toast as a light starter
35 minutes
Easy

Smoked trout & horseradish pâté

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Whizz up this fish dip with hot tangy mustard notes, cream cheese, lemon and dill - great for a last minute party dish
5 minutes
Easy

Smoked salmon terrine

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(5 ratings)
A show-stopping layered fish centrepiece with cream cheese and lemon filling, flavoured with dill and chives
50 minutes
Easy
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