Christmas lunch menu and guide

Here is your essential Christmas lunch menu and guide. Top tips to ensure your Christmas lunch is fantastic with our great tasting menu.

Christmas lunch tips

I would think that Christmas lunch is the one meal each year that we try our hardest to do perfectly.  We have spent quite a few pounds on the turkey, food, drink, etc., invited friends and family and then start to worry whether we can cope with it all.  Worry not - here are some...

Chipolata sausages

These chipolata sausages are common in the UK and are most often associated with Christmas time. However, they are great at any time of the year.  They are often relatively thin and short in size.  Chipolata sausages are quick and easy to cook and taste great. There really is no excuse for not putting them...

Sage and onion stuffing

Sage and onion stuffing is a great accompaniment to any roast dinner meal, including your Christmas lunch. This uses a sage and onion mix for the stuffing.

Bread sauce

This recipe for bread sauce is quick and easy to make. This bread sauce recipe uses breadcrumbs and a cloute to make a delicious sauce.

Turkey gravy

This gravy recipe is for a turkey gravy. If looking for recipes for gravy, this turkey gravy will be ideal.

Brandy sauce

This recipe is for brandy sauce. If looking for brandy sauce recipes, this straightforward recipe should be ideal.

Carving turkey

The turkey has been roasted, removed from the oven, covered loosely with tin foil to keep warm and been allowed to rest, and everything else is cooked and ready to dish up. So, it’s time to carve the turkey. Hopefully you have found room somewhere to warm your dinner plates.

Bacon rolls

Bacon rolls are a great accompaniment to many dishes. This is a simple bacon recipe that only takes a few minutes to prepare and cook. Cooking bacon in mini rolls presents the bacon nicely on any dinner plate.

Why mince pies at Christmas?

Why mince pies at Christmas? Do mince pies actually contain meat? Should they be eaten in silence? All you need to know about mince pies this Christmas.