Totally delicious and it wouldn't be Christmas without them. Here's Jamie Oliver's version which uses a mix of puff pastry and filo pastry. You can buy both types of pastry in the shops so this should be quite simple and totally YUM!
It's hard to believe that anyone could get sick Christmas pudding but having said that it's fairly rich. So here's a great 'next day' recipe which you can make with the left over pudding.
Cooking a turkey is not easy. Just ask Mr. Bean. To keep it moist while cooked through at the same time takes a bit of skill. This recipe also uses a very tasty butter flavoured with rosemary, thyme, sage and cranberries.
Panic. The neighbours have invited themselves in for a spontaneous Christmas drinkie. Pork balls, cheesy scones - check out the ever entertaining Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and his canape ideas. They sound really tasty.
Ultimate gravy, ultimate roast potatoes, ultimate trifle? Here's a page that gives you a bit of everything.
Ah if it's not our own Rachel from Ballymaloe. You need to start six weeks in advance so this one is a bit like the SAS guide to Christmas cooking - not for the faint hearted. If you're a very precise type of cook then this one is for you. Timeplans and the lot.
We can't have a Christmas recipe list without a Christmas Pudding, now can we? At Ballyknocken evidently the stirring of the Christmas Pud is actually a family event! There's Guinness and all kinds of mad stuff in this one!
Now some may not like bread sauce but we consider it absolutely essential for any turkey dinner. Forget your packet stuff - here be the real thing from the delicious Nigella!
Not exactly screaming Christmas at us but these are truly superb as a starter for festive lunch. One cake each will be quite enough.
We have sworn not to give it away until you click below. The problem with turkey is knowing when it's cooked and keeping it juicy. This sounds great to us and could be the secret to keeping that pesky turkey juicy and succulent (great word that).
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