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Christmas buffet recipes

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Entertaining a crowd this Christmas? We have all the buffet dishes you need for a festive party, including canapés, dips and easy sharing plates.

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  • Thai turkey filo dippers

    Thai turkey filo dippers

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

    Fill filo pastry parcels with turkey or chicken mince, spring onions and ginger for a buffet nibble or party canapé similar to a spring roll

  • Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    Triple cheese & aubergine lasagne

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.14 ratings

    Fill sheets of pasta with tomato, aubergine and ricotta for a delicious vegetarian main - perfect for feeding a crowd

  • DIY British beef crostini

    DIY British beef crostini

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Elegant yet full-flavoured, guests will love putting together these bites - make the beef and crème fraîche topping in advance to get ahead

  • Smoked fish & potato latkes sharing platter

    Smoked fish & potato latkes sharing platter

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.1 rating

    Pan-fry potato patties until golden, then serve with smoked salmon, mackerel and a creamy sauce as part of a sharing seafood platter

  • Christmas pie

    Christmas pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.105 ratings

    Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore

  • Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon

  • Salmon & herby potato coulibiacs

    Salmon & herby potato coulibiacs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    An impressive addition to any buffet, this puff pastry parcel is filled with fish in a creamy parsley, dill and lemon sauce

  • Maple & mustard glazed ham

    Maple & mustard glazed ham

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.84 ratings

    Gordon Ramsay’s succulent maple-glazed ham is perfect for a Boxing Day feast

  • Baked buffalo chicken wings

    Baked buffalo chicken wings

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.70 ratings

    Sticky spiced wings make great finger food or canapés, and this version skips the deep-fried stage so they're healthier

  • Bourbon-glazed pork belly chunks

    Bourbon-glazed pork belly chunks

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Your guests will snap up these cubes of crispy belly pork in sticky, sweet whiskey marinade with soy, anise and honey flavours

  • Festive filled brioche centrepiece with baked camembert

    Festive filled brioche centrepiece with baked camembert

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Great British Bake Off's Kimberley Wilson has created this stunning celebration bread with individually filled buns and a melting cheese middle – made for sharing

  • Sticky maple-glazed ham with baked apple sauce

    Sticky maple-glazed ham with baked apple sauce

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Slow-roast a whole leg of gammon with apple juice, then cover in a sticky spiced glaze for a Christmas treat - perfect sliced hot or cold

  • Mini turkey & cranberry pies

    Mini turkey & cranberry pies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    These dinky pies are so versatile – try them with chopped ham and mustard, too

  • Spinach & ricotta slice

    Spinach & ricotta slice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Both vegetarians and non-veggies will love this puff pastry parcel with Italian cheese - great as a buffet centrepiece

  • Thai prawn, squash & pineapple curry

    Thai prawn, squash & pineapple curry

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.7 ratings

    Have a crowd to feed? Keep a batch of Thai green curry paste in the freezer and use in this colourful curry with coconut milk and Asian aromatics

  • Crab lasagne

    Crab lasagne

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A creamy pasta bake with crab, cod and leeks that can be made ahead and frozen, then baked for an occasion

  • Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

    Winter slaw with maple candied nuts

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A fresh and crunchy seasonal slaw served with sweet pecans, cashews, almond and peanuts in a sweet, spicy glaze

  • A pan serving Penang prawn & pineapple curry

    Penang prawn & pineapple curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Rustle up this fragrant one-pot curry with other dishes to create a Malaysian feast for 8, or make it your centrepiece by doubling the prawns

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