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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.
Mix up your Sunday roast and try guinea fowl. Pot-roasting it keeps the meat succulent for a classy centrepiece.
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.
Pot-roasting chicken ensures maximum moistness, yet gives a crispy skin. Plus there’s no need to make gravy!
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