From a traditional Christmas buffet with all the trimmings, to rich Gingerbread and delectable biscotti, the festive holidays are a time for indulgence and sweet treats. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up some of the best recipes for the holiday season.
A cheesy starter is ideal to keep everybody satisfied for a few hours. Ready in just forty minutes, this cheese-rich dough can be arranged to look like a Christmas tree to get everybody into the holiday spirit.
No Christmas day is complete without the perfect roast potatoes, but have you mastered the crunch yet? The best roast potatoes require a number of small important details to achieve the buttery flaky middle and perfect crisp exterior.
A firm Christmas favourite amongst vegetarians is this vegan spin on a beef wellington. With slow cooked portobello mushrooms and sautéed spinach wrapped together in a mouther-watering buttery pastry, the delicious dish is a true winner.
If you’re not going for the traditional turkey this year, roasting a lamb shoulder is just as easy and tastes just as good (if not better). With a mixture of fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil, the marinated slow cooked meat falls straight off the bone. Sold.
Sticky Toffee Pudding
A long-standing favourite and alternative to traditional Christmas pudding is homemade sticky toffee pudding. This indulgent dessert is easy to make. Top tip: it tastes even better with ice cream.
A festive twist on the traditional Victoria sponge, this twist includes a spiced Christmas curd flavoured with cinnamon, allspice and orange. Luckily, this sweet treat is easy to make for any baker, and makes the perfect afternoon treat across the holiday period.
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