Christmas kitchen

All the Christmas recipes, guides and videos you need for the festive season, plus plenty of cooking advice.
12 best Christmas pudding recipes

12 best Christmas pudding recipes

Discover our top puds for Stir-up Sunday.
The best mince pie recipes

The best mince pie recipes

We've rounded up our 10 best mince pie recipes, just in time for Christmas.
10 classic Christmas recipes you can make ahead

10 classic Christmas recipes you can make ahead

Utilise your freezer now and reap the rewards come Christmas time.
The best Advent calendars for foodies 2019

The best Advent calendars for foodies 2019

Countdown in style with our alternative buys.
What to make on Stir-up Sunday

What to make on Stir-up Sunday

Christmas cakes, mince pies and puddings to prepare before the main event.

Get ahead for Christmas

Christmas cake fed with brandy on a board next to a bottle Guide

10 classic Christmas recipes you can make ahead

food baubles on green background Review

The 14 best Christmas baubles for foodies 2019

Looking for a fun way to decorate your Christmas tree? Choose from our pick of...
Guide

Freezable recipes for Christmas – infographic

Make and freeze Christmas dinner ahead of time using our simple infographic...
Drinks by the Dram Christmas crackers filled with spirits and liqueurs Review

The best Christmas crackers for foodies 2019

From fudge to gin and even cheese, read on for our buyer's guide to the...
Freezer bag with blue clip Guide

How to get ahead at Christmas

Don't stress over the spuds on 25 December, says Carol. Get prepared now...
Gingerbread bunting Guide

Homemade Christmas decoration ideas

Make your own foodie-inspired Christmas decorations this year, from gingerbread...
Miso glazed ham on plate with cutlery Guide

Alternative Christmas dinner recipes

Bored of the traditional roast or in need of a vibrant veggie main course this...
Graphic of roast potatoes Guide

Christmas dinner vegetables – how much to serve

Planning your Christmas dinner? Find out how much veg to serve per person with...
Turkey on table with Christmas decor Guide

30 best ever Christmas recipes

From luscious mains with all the trimmings to impressive desserts, see our best...
A roast chicken Guide

How to make Christmas cheaper

With a bit of clever cooking you can make Christmas surprisingly cheap without...
Chocolate yule log on plate with slice Guide

Our best ever gluten-free Christmas cakes

Following a gluten-free diet doesn't mean you have to miss out on cake at...

Our top Christmas collections

Christmas cake in pan with spoon Collection

Christmas cake

Christmas pudding topped with holly and pecans Collection

Christmas pudding

Whether you make yours on Stir-up Sunday, or you need a last-minute pud for...
Hazelnut crunch mince pies Collection

Mince pies

Deep & decadent or simple & speedy - we have all mince pies covered!
Iced gingerbread men on a circular wire tray Collection

Gingerbread

Spice up your Christmas period.
Vegan Christmas dessert recipes: Christmas pudding Collection

Vegan Christmas dessert

Serve these vegan desserts at Christmas – we've got recipes for vegan...
Jammy star cookies on cake stand Collection

Christmas baking

Crumbly mince pies, iced cakes and traditional festive breads like stollen and...
Gingerbread stained glass star biscuits Collection

Christmas gift

Why go shopping when you can make Christmas presents at home? We have lots of...
Christmas brownie recipes Collection

Christmas brownie

Indulge over the festive season with brownies. Try flavouring them with mulled...
Mince pies on a tray Collection

Freezable Christmas

Get ahead for the big day with freezable Christmas recipes. Our mains, desserts...
Iced snowman biscuits Collection

Christmas biscuit

From cookies and gingerbread, to biscotti and shortbread, bake up a storm this...
reindeer shortbread biscuits Collection

Christmas shortbread

Make shortbread biscuits for friends and family this Christmas. Add festive...
It is essential to rest your meat before carving. Allow 20-30 mins for a small joint or 30-45 mins for a large joint or turkey. Put the meat in a warm place, tented with foil. During this time the roast will finish cooking, become juicier and easier to carve – and don’t worry, it won’t get cold.
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