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10 Christmas Eve dinner ideas

10 Christmas Eve dinner ideas

Stress-free dinner party mains to enjoy the evening before the big day.
Festive drinks recipes

Festive drinks recipes

Seasonal drinks to celebrate Christmas. Raise a glass with mulled wine, gins, punches and more.
Top 10 Christmas canapés you can make ahead

Top 10 Christmas canapés you can make ahead

Put on a spread of festive finger food and crowd-pleasing sharing platters.
Our best Christmas desserts

Our best Christmas desserts

Dazzle your guests with a range of sensational sweets, from Christmas cake to gooey brownies.
10 Christmas punch recipes

10 Christmas punch recipes

Get the party started with a big bowl of boozy festive tipples, winter warmers or fruity mocktails.

Top 5 dinner party starters

Spiced honey-glazed halloumi & fig salad served on a plate Recipe

Spiced honey-glazed halloumi & fig salad

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Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks Recipe

Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks

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Gooey, melted cheese and crispy, golden bread make a stunning centrepiece to...
Smoked salmon soufflés Recipe

Smoked salmon soufflés

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These non-scary, freezer-friendly soufflés can be baked ahead, then reheated in...
Rainbow prawn cocktails served as canapés Recipe

Rainbow prawn cocktails

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Serve this Asian-inspired twist on classic prawn cocktail as a starter or party...
Watercress & celeriac soup with goat's cheese croutons Recipe

Watercress & celeriac soup with goat's cheese croutons

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Feed your friends this simple freeze-ahead starter, topped with goat's cheese...

Top 5 dinner party desserts

Roasted vanilla & honey crème brûlée in a dish Recipe

Roasted vanilla & honey crème brûlée

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Millionaire’s cheesecake served on a cake stand Recipe

Millionaire’s cheesecake

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Indulge in this no-bake chocolate cheesecake after a special dinner. Whether it...
Four winter berry & white chocolate pots Recipe

Winter berry & white chocolate pots

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Make these pretty pots ahead of time for a stress-free dessert at Christmas...
Retro trifle in dessert glass Recipe

Retro trifle

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Take trifle to the next level for the festive season. Make the jelly with...
Next level key lime pie served on a plate Recipe

Next level key lime pie

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Make our next level key lime pie for a dessert to impress. We’ve gone...
A heavy-duty, thick-based frying pan, ideally with a non-stick coating, will achieve good results, as will a heavy griddle pan or skillet. These types of pans get really hot – ideal for getting that slightly sweet, charred finish to the outside of your meat.
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