Christmas buffet recipes

If the kind of meal you are after this year is one which can be grazed at again and again, these buffet dishes are what you need. From canapés and pâtés to dips and sharing platters – ready, set, eat!

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Miso ginger coleslaw

Coleslaw recipes

Miso ginger coleslaw

This refreshingly zingy miso ginger coleslaw is delicious as part of a barbecue in summer,...

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Roast hasselback potatoes with bay and brandy butter

Potato recipes

Roast hasselback potatoes with bay and brandy butter

These bay-garnished roast hasselback potatoes will look pretty as a picture on your Christmas dinner...

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Potted duck with pistachio

Make-ahead Christmas starters

Potted duck with pistachio

This pimped potted duck starter is easy to make ahead of time and will lend...

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Vegetable and sweet chilli spring rolls

Vegan Christmas recipes

Vegetable and sweet chilli spring rolls

These super-simple sweet chilli spring rolls nail the ‘dirty vegan’ trend – even avowed meat...

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Pigs in blankets sausage rolls

Christmas canapés

Pigs in blankets sausage rolls

What do you get if you cross pigs in blankets with sausage rolls? These Christmassy...

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Baked camembert bread bowl

Recipes using sourdough bread

Baked camembert bread bowl

This camembert bread bowl works as a hearty starter, informal tear and share lunch, or...

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Gunpowder potato puffs

Vegetarian Christmas canapé recipes

Gunpowder potato puffs

These easy, Indian-style puff gunpowder potato puffs are almost too good to share… but they...

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Frozen profiteroles with Neapolitan ice cream

Dinner party dessert recipes

Frozen profiteroles with Neapolitan ice cream

These showstopping frozen profiteroles – filled with ice cream and topped with caramel – will...

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Deep-filled mince pies

Mince pie recipes

Deep-filled mince pies

These deep-filled mince pies are a special way to say thank you to friends and...

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Nutella star wreath

Christmas baking recipes

Nutella star wreath

Celebrate the festive season with our stunning star wreath filled with Nutella and tahini and...

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Garlic bread and melty baked cheese wreath

Savoury bread recipes

Garlic bread and melty baked cheese wreath

Is there a better way to bring a crowd together than with a melty cheese...

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Pastrami-style cured salmon on rye

Salmon fillet recipes

Pastrami-style cured salmon on rye

This pastrami-style cured salmon recipe by Georgina Hayden requires a little bit of preparation, so...

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Savoury cheeseboard cheesecake with honey-roast grapes

Blue cheese recipes

Savoury cheeseboard cheesecake with honey-roast grapes

A cheesecake but not as you know it. This savoury recipe, made with an oatcake...

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Oregano, rosemary and ’nduja sausage rolls

Canapé recipes

Oregano, rosemary and ’nduja sausage rolls

Oh, sausage rolls. How we do adore you. With your light and flaky pastry shell...

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Mini crayfish and crab brioche bites

Canapé recipes

Mini crayfish and crab brioche bites

We’ve given the seventies-style prawn cocktail an update with these crayfish and crab brioche bites....

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Spiced paneer with quick-pickled cucumber

Canapé recipes

Spiced paneer with quick-pickled cucumber

These little paneer bites are the new cheese and pineapple…We think they’re going to catch...

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Brandy snaps with Baileys espresso martini cream

Baileys recipes

Brandy snaps with Baileys espresso martini cream

Bring back the brandy snap, we say! We’re doing just that and more with this...

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Simple cheese straws

Canapé recipes

Simple cheese straws

This scrumptious cheese straw recipe makes the perfect nibble for your Christmas cocktail party and...

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Mackerel pâté with quick-pickled radishes and spelt

Make-ahead Christmas starters

Mackerel pâté with quick-pickled radishes and spelt

Homemade mackerel paté is an easy but impressive starter, that takes very little time to...

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Ham hock terrine

Christmas starter recipes

Ham hock terrine

This stunning terrine is a great way to use up leftover Boxing Day ham, as...

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