Festive Season Recipes

Food24's latest recipes for the upcoming festive season. Delicious party dishes and wonderful traditional recipes and more to choose from.

Gingerbread cupcakes with cinnamon buttercream

Delicious cupcakes with cinnamon spice. ...read more
Cold Smoked Salmon and Prawn Terrine
With Checkers’ very own Giggling Gourmet Jenny Morris! ...read more
Strawberry, apple and almond crumble
A beautiful marriage of summery berries with a butter crumble. ...read more
Turkey in the weber
Amazing succulent turkey braaied to perfection in the weber. ...read more
The perfect roast chicken with a cranberry and walnut stuffing
Delicious stuffing with pork sausage and cranberries. ...read more
Mulled cider
The aroma of Christmas spices in this mulled cider will get you in the spirit. ...read more
Chocolate fruitcake
Dark and decadent fruitcake laced with brandy and love. ...read more
Low-fat chocolate banana cake
This chocolatey recipe makes indulging acceptable. ...read more
Pumpkin ale and toffee ice cream
Local beer mixed with smashed toffee bits makes a beautiful ice cream. ...read more
Mango and ginger trifle
A zing from the ginger gives this fruity dessert a refreshing twist. ...read more
Pork with Salsa Romesco on crushed white beans
An aromatic Spanish tomato sauce that can be served with any dish. ...read more
This traditional Christmas drink is one that you'll love. ...read more
Easy fruitcake ice cream
A stylish dessert for any occasion. ...read more
Spicy fruit mince muffins
Gorgeous muffins stuffed with caramel, orange and walnuts. ...read more
Gammon and caramelised onion quiche
This recipe is great for leftover Christmas gammon. ...read more
Guinness and honey-glazed pork shoulder
A great take on a pork roast. This delicious glaze works well with chicken too. ...read more
Summer Christmas pudding
A summer inspired Christmas dessert brimming with fresh berries. ...read more
A Christmas wine survival kit
Take the stress out of the festive season with our complete guide to the best Christmas wines. ...read more
Ice cream pies
Make these sweet creamy delights for any special occasion or keep them in the freezer for daily treats. ...read more
7 flop-proof desserts
Crème brulée, chocolate fondant, cheesecake, mint chocolate shots and more amazingness! ...read more
How to make the best roast potatoes
How to make the very best crispy, golden and fluffy roast potatoes. ...read more
Classic Christmas turkey
Turkey meat is often dry but this can be prevented by trussing the legs and wings closely to the bird’s body with string when cooking. ...read more
Strawberry carpaccio salad
A fabulously fresh and festive meal. ...read more
Salted caramel
And all the different ways to use it, besides eating it out of the jar. ...read more
Christmas cookies with a fruitcake filling
The perfect fruit mince recipe that's a quick and easy treat for the festive season. ...read more

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