Christmas buffet recipes

Stuck for ideas? If the kind of festive meal (and that could be Christmas, New Year or even between the two) you want this year is one to be grazed at again and again, these bountiful buffet dishes are what you need. From canapés and pâtés to dips and sharing platters – ready, set, eat!

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Bread sauce rolls

Savoury bread recipes

Bread sauce rolls

Use up leftover bread sauce from Christmas dinner or your Sunday roast to make these rolls. The butter-enriched dough incorporates...

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Game terrine with brandy-soaked prunes

Game recipes

Game terrine with brandy-soaked prunes

Nicholas Balfe’s game terrine makes for a special Christmas dish. The rich, warming festive spices go beautifully with seasonal game...

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Wine jelly

Preserves recipes

Wine jelly

Debora Robertson’s wine jelly is a versatile condiment to have on hand at Christmas and can be made and stored...

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Gochujang devilled eggs

Budget Christmas party food recipes

Gochujang devilled eggs

Is it really a party without devilled eggs? This timeless canapé gets an on-trend glow-up by way of the savoury...

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Halloumi, clementine and barley salad

Halloumi recipes

Halloumi, clementine and barley salad

Add a pop of colour to any festive spread with this vibrant and robust halloumi and clementine salad. Enjoy as...

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Sausage and cheese brioche wreath with ’nduja cranberry dip

'Nduja recipes

Sausage and cheese brioche wreath with ’nduja cranberry dip

Looking for an easy festive starter or nibble for a party? Hidden inside each of the dough balls in this...

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Nokx Majozi’s black pudding and apricot pork pie

Pie recipes

Nokx Majozi’s black pudding and apricot pork pie

There’s not much that chef Nokx Majozi doesn’t know about pies – she’s been making some of the UK’s greatest...

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Mulling-spiced apple biscuits for cheese

Christmas biscuits

Mulling-spiced apple biscuits for cheese

Oats, parmesan and apples are given a heady mulling spice kick to create a seriously good cheeseboard biscuit. They’re buttery,...

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Pickled walnut and cheese rolls

Budget Christmas party food recipes

Pickled walnut and cheese rolls

If you’ve never used pickled walnuts in cooking before, let these festive rolls be the reason you start! These moreish...

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Turkey kofte with cranberry-tahini dip

Boxing Day recipes

Turkey kofte with cranberry-tahini dip

Looking for no-fuss festive nibbles? These turkey kofte are easy to make and can be cooked from frozen, before serving...

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Lemon and pink peppercorn cured trout terrine

Trout recipes

Lemon and pink peppercorn cured trout terrine

This trout terrine with fruity and floral pink peppercorns takes a bit of time, but is so worth it for...

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Trout cocktail boats

Trout recipes

Trout cocktail boats

Impress your guests with a twist on everyone’s favourite retro dish, the timeless prawn cocktail. Prawns are swapped with homemade...

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Tom Kerridge’s mini pork sausage rolls with ‘nduja

'Nduja recipes

Tom Kerridge’s mini pork sausage rolls with ‘nduja

Tom Kerridge’s mini pork sausage rolls with fiery ‘nduja sausage are party food at its finest. Tom says: “’Nduja adds...

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Blue cheese gougères

Blue cheese recipes

Blue cheese gougères

Bake a batch of these blue cheese gougères and watch them get hoovered up by anyone within five metres of...

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Prawns in blankets

Budget Christmas party food recipes

Prawns in blankets

A great festive canapé that’s ready in a flash, prawns in blankets also taste incredible in a sarnie with mayo...

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Halloumi in blankets

Halloumi recipes

Halloumi in blankets

Firm halloumi gets wrapped up in a snug bacon blanket, with sweet honey and a little oregano as a nod...

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