Layers of mascarpone, custard, cherry conserve, mixed berries, Madeira cake and sherry - who doesn't love a trifle?
Showstopping individual coffee sponges with hidden mousse, and a Baileys and white chocolate topping - stunning!
Take an Asian approach to low-fat cooking - steam fish with pak choi, mirin, garlic and soy and serve topped with coriander
Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets
A healthier version of traditional fruit and nut bars that are packed with seeds, oats and agave syrup - perfect for snacking and lunchboxes
Prepare this traditional accompaniment to roast dinner before the main event - use off-cuts and plenty of onion to add flavour and colour
Good Food reader Helen Carmichael shares her homemade citrus pastry recipe - perfect for filling with your own mincemeat
Baked Camembert just got a whole lot better - try home baking a decorative ring and tear off chunks to dunk like fondue
Combine salty crushed pretzels with sweet chocolate and raisins to create bite-sized sweets ideal for a gift hamper
Take the classic summer Eton mess combo of cream and meringue and give it a festive twist with frozen mixed berries, cinnamon and blackcurrant liqueur
Serve squash soup in individual espresso cups with bacon toast for dipping as a cute party canapé
Get creative with filo pastry and serve up stylish canapés, with creamy French cheese and sweet fruit
Stewed fruit in spiced compote sauce makes a great topping for a warming oat-pot on a chilly morning
Cure your own salmon, Scandinavian-style, with dill, juniper, and lemon and serve with a mustard sauce
Lighten up your winter warmer by switching red wine and heavy spices for light cider, vanilla and elderflower cordial
Try a Scandinavian approach to your smoked fish by adding dill, horseradish, lemon and red onion - great as part of a sharing platter
Marinade your fillet with peppercorn, fennel and mustard seeds then roast until rare - the gravy is gluten-free too!
Fill a glass jar with the ingredients for fruity macadamia and white chocolate chip biscuits and present as a gift
Whizz your roots into a smooth, creamy mash, then bake with breadcrumbs, cream, cinnamon and nutmeg
Cabbage, red onion, apple and beetroot - all the brightest purple fruit and veg makes up this winter salad with sweet vinaigrette