Special occasion recipe ideas
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Chinese New Year
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these stunning sharing dishes, sides and Chinese-style desserts
New Year's Eve
Start the new year in style with a selection of glamorous puds, stunning centrepieces, cocktails and canapés. Your household will thank you for it!
New Year's Eve cocktails
Wow party guests with these classic cocktail recipes for New Year's Eve. Whether you like creamy eggnog or a fruity martini, there's a cocktail for every taste
Family New Year's Eve
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with these easy and delicious sharing recipes that are all kid-friendly – great for a casual family evening together.
New Year's Day
Hosting a New Year's Day party or festive lunch? See our top buffet picks like canapés, tear & share breads and hearty roasts – they're guaranteed to please a crowd.
Persian New Year recipes
Celebrate Persian New Year with these flavourful sharing dishes, perfect for a family feast. Fill your table with pops of colour and sensational spices
New Year's Eve party food recipes
Celebrate New Year's Eve in style with our elegant party food ideas including grazing boards, baked camembert, impressive desserts and more.
Treat your dad to something extra-special this Father's Day – our recipes include kid-friendly bakes, roast dinners and the ultimate luxury, breakfast in bed.
Put on a Bank Holiday weekend spread with recipes for seasonal quiches, vibrant salads, lazy barbecues, easy roasts and sweet treats.
Whether it's a stunning ham centrepiece or a mash-up of Christmas leftovers, we've got a selection of Boxing Day recipes to impress family and friends.
Father’s Day cake
Treat your dad on Father's Day with our delicious cakes, brownies, slices and muffins – choose from easy chocolate cupcakes, a giant cookie cake and much more.
Easy Valentine's Day
Our easy Valentine's Day recipes are perfect for building a delicious, romantic menu. From steak to seafood, we have plenty of ideas for serving up something special.
Budget Valentine's Day
There's no need to spend a fortune on a special meal this Valentine's Day with our romantic, budget-friendly recipes for two. Make storecupboard spaghetti or marvellous mussels.
Valentine's Day cocktail
Mix up some drinks to complete your romantic meal with our simple Valentine's Day cocktail recipes. Try a passion fruit martini or vibrant pink negroni.
Father's Day cupcake
Bake a batch of these Father's Day cupcakes for an easy, edible gift. Try one of our indulgent recipes for rich chocolate and vanilla cupcakes.
Father’s Day breakfast
Show love for your dad by preparing a special breakfast for Father’s Day – make him smile with tasty pancakes, muffins, toast and more.
Exclusive Mother's Day recipes
Treat mum to something delicious this Sunday with our exclusive app-only Mother's Day recipes. Whether it be breakfast in bed, classic cakes or three-course dinner inspiration, we've got it covered.
Father's Day cocktail recipes
Spoil your dad this Father's Day with our classic cocktail recipes, perfect for a special occasion. Whip up a whiskey sour, a gin sling or a summery margarita
Exclusive Valentine's Day recipes
Is there any better way to steal someone's heart than with the labour of good food? We think not! These recipes are exclusive to Good Food premium members and are perfect for a night in for two.
All the pancake recipes you need for Pancake Day 2022, including sweet and savoury toppings from classic lemon & sugar crêpes to rainbow pancakes.
St David's Day
Celebrate St David's Day on 1 March with our Welsh-inspired recipes, from classic Welsh cakes and bara brith to modern twists on the traditional like rarebit muffins.
Whether you're treating mum to breakfast in bed, baking a cake, or preparing a three-course dinner, we've got all the Mothering Sunday recipes you need.
Mother's Day cake
Treat your mum by baking one of our beautiful cakes for Mother's Day. Choose from classics like lemon drizzle, Victoria sponge and boozy chocolate cake.
Mother's Day cupcake
Delight your mum with a batch of pretty cupcakes. Our edible vanilla bouquet makes a stunning gift, or kids can enjoy decorating easy-to-make fairy cakes.