Chicken terrine with leeks and apricots, topped with leaves

Terrine recipes

23 Recipes

Serve one of our savoury terrines, such as smoked salmon or country terrine with chicken and pork, for an impressive dinner party starter. Or, make a sweet, cream-layered terrine for a posh pudding.

Chicken terrine with leeks & apricots

5

(2 ratings)

Whet the appetite for the main event by serving guests this special chicken terrine with leeks and apricots. It can be made up to three days ahead
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • More effort

Smoked salmon & avocado terrines

4.729165

(48 ratings)

A light, elegant make-ahead starter to ease you into the Christmas Day blow-out, or to kick off a dinner party menu
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Ham hock & mustard terrine

3.75

(12 ratings)

Cured slow-cooked pork is a great foundation for a coarse pâté style starter and can be made in advance
  • 4 hours
  • More effort

Beef & bacon meatloaf

4.30769

(26 ratings)

Five ingredients are all you need for this thrifty dish that makes the most of mince and has a great sage and onion flavour
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Game terrine

5

(1 rating)

John Torode shows how to prepare classic coarse set terrine with duck and mixed game of your choice
  • 2 hours
  • More effort

Coffee ice cream terrine

0

(0 ratings)

Try this twist on a favourite childhood ice-cream dessert with coffee and chocolate layers. Made with just five ingredients, it's a great make-ahead pud...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Ham hock & pistachio roll

4.75

(4 ratings)

If you're looking for a Christmas classic with a twist, this French ham hock and pistachio terrine, transformed into a modern make-ahead starter is for you...
  • 5 hours
  • More effort

Rabbit & pork terrine with peppercorns

0

(0 ratings)

This rich terrine, with thyme, allspice and brandy, can be pressed and mature overnight for a perfect make-ahead starter or light lunch
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Gordon's rustic pâté

4.5

(20 ratings)

An impressive starter from Gordon Ramsay, that's surprisingly simple to put together. Make it a few days ahead to allow the flavours to develop
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Glam trifle slice

4.923075

(13 ratings)

Everyone's favourite layered dessert gets a smart makeover - custard, raspberry, jelly and cream in a neat terrine
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Smoked salmon terrine

4

(9 ratings)

A show-stopping layered fish centrepiece with cream cheese and lemon filling, flavoured with dill and chives
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Country terrine

4

(5 ratings)

Whether served as a starter or part of a buffet, Barney's smart make-ahead terrine will be sure to impress
  • 12 hours
  • More effort

Salmon rillettes

4.75

(4 ratings)

A little like a salmon terrine, this dish is terrific with homemade bread, served as a starter
  • 25 mins
  • More effort

Iced choca-mocha terrine

3.5

(2 ratings)

This striking dessert is based on a classic tiramisu, but uses chocolate mini rolls as sponges, and is set in an ice cream loaf to be served in slices
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
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