Prepare ahead and pop in the oven when your guests arrive. Perfect if you don't want to be tied to the kitchen
Double or triple the quantities of this festive cranberry and lentil bake to serve more people, if you like. You can make it up to two days before serving
Enhance your roast turkey with the flavours of thyme, garlic and lemon this Christmas. Serve this crowd-pleasing festive main with our stuffing balls
This microwave Christmas pud, which uses shop-bought mincemeat, takes just 35 mins - simply combine the ingredients and cook on the day.
If you don't fancy Brussels Sprouts at Christmas opt instead for family-friendly Savoy cabbage
Planning a Christmas party? You needn’t compromise on healthy eating with these tasty aubergine canapés which you can make with two different toppings
Dress this chicory salad with sherry vinegar, honey and orange for a taste of sunshine in winter. It's ideal for a Christmas buffet served with ham
Delicious cheesy sticks, perfect for dipping, just as good on their own - ready in under 20 minutes.
A nutty winter salad which is superhealthy, quick to prepare and finished with a light maple syrup dressing
This simple gravy compliments delicately flavoured turkey meat and is quick enough to make at the last minute
A simple, quick and indulgent dessert you can rustle up in 10 minutes. If you want to make a non-alcoholic version, use a can of cherries in syrup instead
Ten stunning ideas for your Christmas drinks party, all suitable for vegetarians
Why settle for a shop-bought jar of this traditional, festive fruit filling when you can make your own in minutes?
Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season
Toss baby carrots in a fennel and honey butter and serve at a Christmas feast. They look special, and best of all, don't take up any hob space
Oven roast this rich game bird - bring out the flavour with sweet cider and apples, and let the juices run into a cream and sage sauce
Partridge packs plenty of game flavour for its size and is perfect matched with these robust flavours
This delicious pudding can be thrown together at a moment's notice, and it's bound to be a hit with kids
Save yourself time and washing-up on Christmas Day by cooking carrots, leeks and Brussels sprouts together along with butter and sage for a perfect side dish
This easy yet impressive recipe makes a stylish main course for a special occasion
Use Bill Granger's recipe to turn simple scrambled egg into a luxurious breakfast or brunch