Find all the recipes you need to host a festive gathering, from cocktails and quick canapés to ideas for a buffet spread.
Top festive drinks
Everything from classic mulled wine to alcohol-free punch to quench every guest's thirst.
Christmas buffet recipes
Small nibbles and beautiful bites that are essential for party season.
Our yuletide punches and non-alcoholic drinks are perfect for a Christmas drinks party.
30 best ever Christmas recipes
Everything you'll need to cook up a showstopping Christmas lunch.
How to style a Christmas party
Add some pizzazz to your party with our food presentation tips.
Espresso shrub martini
Enjoy this lower-alcohol espresso martini. It's great for parties and...
Infuse apple juice with festive spices to make this Christmassy gin cocktail
Share this creamy adults-only drink with the chocolate lover in your life. For...
Treat your guests to a Christmas punch. It's a blend of prosecco, sloe gin...
Truffled mushroom pâté
Serve this easy vegetarian pâté as a starter at a dinner party. It's a...
Rainbow prawn cocktails
Serve this Asian-inspired twist on classic prawn cocktail as a starter or party...
Whisky & nut baked camembert
Make this gooey baked cheese even more indulgent with the help of whisky, maple...
Vegan ‘smoked salmon’ toasts
Make these vegan bites with brined carrot ribbons. Infused with lapsang...
A large pie is a great choice as it can feed up to 15 people. If you really want to show off, you could make a layered chicken, ham and apricot pie in the style of a hand-raised pork pie. If you want to create something more universal, try a vegetarian puff pastry slice. Make sure you pack your pie tight and glaze well – it needs to be solid to survive the journey.
More party recipes
More party recipes
Grilled aubergine stacks
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Steak lettuce cups
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Roasted salmon rye toasts
Serve these healthy salmon canapés at a dinner party. They come with a choice...
What to serve on a cheeseboard
Deck out your dinner party cheeseboard with a variety of fabulous fromage using...
Top 10 storecupboard canapé ideas
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Christmas canapés you can make in minutes
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