For more festive inspiration, check out our best Christmas recipes, including meat and veggie centrepieces, impressive sides and desserts.

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  • Seafood cocktail platter on a large oval plate with decorations

    Seafood cocktail platter

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    Assemble a seafood cocktail platter for a gathering. Everyone has their own idea of what makes a great prawn cocktail and here guests can create it themselves

  • Spiced pomegranate and orange glazed ham carved into slices

    Spiced pomegranate & orange glazed ham

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve our glazed ham warm in thin slices alongside the Christmas turkey. This one has a sticky sweet-and-sour glaze made with pomegranate molasses and orange

  • One large grazing platter

    Grazing platter

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Gather together all your favourite nibbles and combine the best of a cheeseboard and charcuterie platter for this indulgent selection of party food

  • A slice of salmon coulibiac

    Easy salmon coulibiac

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    This dish of pastry-wrapped rice and fish is easy but impressive so it works well as a midweek meal or dinner party centrepiece

  • Christmas tree cupcakes on a cake stand

    Christmas tree cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Treat guests during the festive season to these gorgeous Christmas tree cupcakes. Decorate with sugar balls, sprinkles or chocolate beans to make baubles

  • Festive cherry & raspberry tart sliced on a pale blue background

    Festive cherry & raspberry tart

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    Treat guests to this stunning tart for a Christmas dessert. Set in a pastry case and using frozen cherries and raspberries for ease, it brings plenty of festive cheer

  • A bowl of spiced parsnip soup

    Slow cooker spiced parsnip soup

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    Have some leftover parsnips from your Sunday roast? They'll go down a treat in this vegan spiced curry soup. The recipe is made in a slow cooker

  • Festive negroni in 3 glasses

    Festive negroni

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    In association with Tanqueray

    Give the popular Italian cocktail Negroni a Christmassy twist with cinnamon, star anise and bay leaves. Serve over ice and drink a toast to the new year

  • Brussels sprout slaw served in a bowl

    Brussels sprout slaw

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    Use up any extra brussels sprouts in your veg box this winter by making this sprout slaw. It will go particularly well with cold cuts on Boxing Day

  • Classic lasagne on a plate with salad

    Classic lasagne

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.213 ratings

    Prepare this easy lasagne ahead of time and save in the freezer, uncooked, for when you need it during a busy week. Then just bake for an extra 45 mins.

  • Peppermint mojito

    Peppermint mojito

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    Combine the classic mojito with Christmassy peppermint in this candy-cane-inspired cocktail. To prep for a party you could make some mint syrup in advance

  • A selection of date, blue cheese & pancetta polenta stacks on a serving tray

    Date, blue cheese & pancetta polenta stacks

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve these date, blue cheese and pancetta polenta stacks as canapés at a party. Try a veggie twist by using chopped toasted nuts instead of pancetta for crunch

  • Ham & crackling served on a board

    Ham & crackling

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

    Cook this festive ham up to three days ahead and keep it covered in the fridge (and the crackling, in an airtight container) to save on stress when entertaining

  • Rainbow winter dips & crudités served on a serving platter

    Rainbow winter dips & crudités

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Who says party food can't be healthy? Enjoy this selection of dips – featuring beetroot, butternut squash and caramelised onion – alongside veg crudités and breadsticks

  • Super sausage rolls served on a tray

    Easy sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.31 ratings

    Eat these family-friendly sausage rolls with a chutney or pickle. They make a great snack for a party buffet

  • Devilled eggs served on a large plate

    Classic devilled eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make devilled eggs to serve at a Boxing Day buffet. They're filled with mustard, spring onions, mayo, yogurt and a pinch of cayenne. Top with chives, if you like

  • Mac ‘n’ cheese bites canapes on a serving plate

    Mac 'n' cheese bites

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Catering for guests with different diets or tastes? These mac ‘n’ cheese bites are ideal party food. From mushrooms to olives, top with whatever you like

  • Salmon en croûte cut into slices

    Next level salmon en croûte

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.34 ratings

    Take salmon en croûte to chef standard. Succulent salmon, cream cheese and dill are encased in crisp puff pastry with a pickled cucumber side

  • Flute glasses filled with Buck's fizz

    Buck's fizz

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party

  • Sweet grazing wreath

    Sweet grazing wreath

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    Create a dessert centrepiece without spending hours in the kitchen. This sweet grazing wreath is great fun at Christmas, but is perfect for any party

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