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Seasonal eating this month
December is the perfect time to enjoy turkey and game. Eat fresh chestnuts while you can, enjoy a wide range of root vegetables, cabbage and pumpkin. Make the most of the fruits of winter: cranberries and pomegranates.
There's nothing better than enjoying a bountiful harvest from the sea. This month enjoy a bit of luxury with luscious oysters or try some of our favourite recipes with scallops and mussels.
Enjoy the best cuts of this month's top meat with our inspiring recipes to bring out the best flavour for seasonal lamb, game and turkey.
December promises a new gathering of British garden vegetables. Keep a look out for seasonal stars pumpkin, squash, celeriac, cabbage and kale.
Here's a pick of our favourite fresh seasonal fruit and nuts. Enjoy some of these tempting recipes for apples pomegranates and chestnuts.
Lots of Christmas recipes including ideas for vegetarians, home-made foodie gifts and the definitive Christmas baking recipe collection plus inspiration for Boxing Day.
This boozy cake is a brilliant twist on the traditional trifle and can be prepared the day before.
Commercially produced jars of ‘English-style’ chutney have been known to put people off for life, but a proper homemade chutney will have you hooked (and never fails to impress). Check out this step-by-step guide.
This ham and turkey pie can be made ahead and will keep in the fridge for 7-10 days.
Muscovado and hazelnut meringue cake with mulled wine-spiced pears
Salted caramel and banana trifle with toffee walnuts
Boozy inside-out trifle cake
Baked sherry onions with nutty sourdough stuffing
Whole roasted cauliflower with cheddar and spring onion sauce
Mushroom and époisses pithiviers
Chocolate chestnut roulade
Sage and pancetta-stuffed roast chicken
Chicken liver and Madeira parfait
Goat’s cheese and piquillo pepper croquettes
Sausage and sage palmiers
Balsamic onion and goat’s cheese bites
Slow-roast pork belly with quince
Bitter orange and ginger gammon
Classic roast turkey
How to make sure your turkey is cooked
How to decorate a Christmas cake
How to roast poultry
Pork and prawn wonton soup
Potato, leek and Stilton soup
Pea, lettuce and tarragon soup
Spicy grilled mackerel with fennel coleslaw
Moroccan vegetables and chickpeas
Warm spinach, shallot and baby beetroot salad
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