Pomegranate-braised pork belly

Christmas centrepiece recipes

42 Recipes

Show-stopping turkey alternatives.

Herb rolled pork loin with crackling


(2 ratings)

We recommend you make a trip to your butcher for this dish based on an Italian classic for suckling pig, good meat equals good crackling
  • 2 hours and 30 mins
  • More effort

Layered squash, barley & spinach pie


(21 ratings)

A spectacular veggie Christmas centrepiece - when sliced, it looks stunning, and the flavours go brilliantly with all your favourite trimmings
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Truffle-stuffed guinea fowl


(1 rating)

See what all the fuss about truffles is with this indulgent Sunday lunch or special occasion dish
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Parsnip, cranberry & chestnut loaf


(30 ratings)

A modern take on the nut loaf, this makes a great vegetarian centrepiece for Christmas Day or a special dinner
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Venison & wild mushroom Wellington


(6 ratings)

A stunning centrepiece for any dinner party - how about trying it as an alternative to turkey at Christmas?
  • 3 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Beef Wellington


(148 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's version of the classic steak dish - a show-stopping centrepiece on a special occasion...
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge

Salmon coulibiac


(26 ratings)

This majestic fish pie makes a brilliant dinner party centrepiece which can be prepared ahead
  • 3 hours
  • More effort