• Buttered toast bread sauce

    Buttered toast bread sauce

    Reinvent the traditional bread sauce by toasting your bread until golden, then add double cream, nutmeg and cloves – we guarantee this will be your new festive favourite

  • Persian cranberry sauce

    Persian cranberry sauce

    Middle Eastern flavours of pomegranate molasses and orange zest bring a new dimension to traditional cranberry sauce, with a thick and chunky texture

  • Sticky Port gravy

    Sticky Port gravy

    This full-flavoured, festive gravy can be made in advance – our secret ingredients of soy sauce and dried mushrooms add a deep hit of ‘umami’, or savouriness, to complement a roast

  • Salted maple-roasted parsnips

    Salted maple-roasted parsnips

    Roast root vegetables with maple syrup and thyme leaves until soft and sticky, then serve as a side dish to your traditional festive feast

  • Creamed sprouts with chestnuts

    Creamed sprouts with chestnuts

    Double cream, nutmeg and chestnuts make a luscious addition to traditional Brussels sprouts – just watch this extra-ingulgent side dish disappear on Christmas Day

  • Vegan stuffing

    Vegan stuffing

    Make these red onion, lentil and sage stuffing balls for a welcome addition to any festive feast. Linseeds, pecans, hazelnuts and pistachios pack in a classic crunch

  • Ginger & orange-glazed baby carrots

    Ginger & orange-glazed baby carrots

    Pan-fry baby carrots with a zesty orange, ginger and honey sauce until golden and sticky for a festive and flavourful root vegetable side

  • Best ever roast potatoes

    Best ever roast potatoes

    On the hunt for the best ever roast potatoes? Try this recipe, which uses a clever coating of a potato-style batter made with slightly overcooked potatoes…

  • Stuffing baubles

    Stuffing baubles

    Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
    These bacon and onion-wrapped balls of sausagemeat and cranberry stuffing make a sensational side for Christmas dinner with all the traditional trimmings