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December issue

In this month's issue

Our December issue is here, packed with recipes to inspire you right through the festive season, from Christmas to New Year and everything in between.

Alongside extra-special festive canapes, nibbles, sides, starters and mains and show-stopping desserts, we have plenty of quick and easy recipes too, including Diana Henry’s laid-back New Year’s Eve menu and our easiest ever midweek meals, which are all ready in 30 mins or less.

Plus, if you’re looking for last minute gift ideas, we’ve got you covered with a round-up of our favourite foodie hampers as well as Victoria Moore’s pic of the best wines and fizz.

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5 reasons to buy our December issue

Sticky toffee pudding
Free Festive Baking recipe collection
Shake up your festive food traditions this year with our twelve revamped Christmas classics, including an epic no-cook grazing platter, the ultimate Christmas sandwich, new ways with glazed ham and fresh ideas for NYE cocktails and canapes.
Marmalade Glazed Turkey
Star chefs
Tom Kerridge cooks his ultimate turkey dinner for six, John Torode shares his recipe for fragrant prawn, squash and pineapple curry and Emma Freud bakes vegan gingerbread with Nigella Lawson and chats about her new book, Cook, eat, repeat.
Peanut Butter Pavlova
Dreamy desserts
Round off a special festive meal in style with one of our show-stopping puds, including an impressive layered chocolate & peanut butter pavlova, fruit-topped baked vegan cheesecake and speculoos profiterole wreath.
Grazing platter
12 days of Christmas
Shake up your festive food traditions this year with our twelve revamped Christmas classics, including an epic no-cook grazing platter, the ultimate Christmas sandwich, new ways with glazed ham and fresh ideas for NYE cocktails and canapes.
Christmas Punch
Best of the booze
Victoria Moore chooses her favourite wines, ports and fizz to enjoy over the festive season, Marverine Cole shares her top three beers and Miriam Nice whips up four festive cocktails.