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Don't suffer in silence. Here are some alternative poultry and meat dishes that are so succulent and tasty that no-one will notice, mention or even care that turkey's not served up on Christmas day.
These cracking roast dinners are ideal for those who fancy something a bit different on Christmas from chicken or turkey: there's game, goose, pork and beef recipes.
Alternatives to turkey
Impress your friends with a deliciously spiced, seasonal dinner party dish this weekend.
A wonderful game recipe to serve at an upmarket dinner, with braised cabbage making the perfect accompaniment.
A gorgeous, festive starter that combines duck, tartly sweet cranberries and nuts.
This game dish is a wonderful alternative to a traditional English roast.
Try something different and truly continental: this simple but delicious rabbit and pasta recipe, with its lovely lean meat and light tomato sauce, is loved by Italians.
Guinea fowl is not just a pot roast, this bird makes a classy centrepiece to a dinner table.
Try this quick and easy Middle Eastern recipe that mixes quails with a variety of exotic fruits. An impressive dinner party dish.
This Mediterranean version of a roast marries a juicy roast leg of lamb with aubergine Parmigiana to bring out the fuller flavours. Great for entertaining.
Cooking chicken in this way ensures maximum moistness, yet gives a crispy skin. And there’s no need to make gravy!
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